TIL, Nalanda University library was destroyed in 1193 by islamic invaders because the monks refused to convert to Islam . The 700 year old institution attracted students and teachers from europe and asia. The fire that destroyed the library lasted 3 months and burnt about 9 million manuscripts.

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  1. “I’m going to kill your people, and
    burn and destroy everything you love and hold dear, surely they will make you believe what I Believe” -every religion ever

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