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Seleucid (Hellenic) Empire 305 – 63 BC

Seleucid (Hellenic) Empire 305 – 63 BC

Middle East Kingdoms:Ancient Syria Upon the death of Alexander the Great, king of Macedonia, his generals divided the empire between them. Seleucus I gained a huge swathe of territory from Lydia in western Anatolia through the Middle East (including Syria, Phoenicia, and Mesopotamia), to Armenia, Media, Bactria and Persia. The initial capital was at Babylon, but the empire contained such […]

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