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Alexandria
(1,725 words)

(Ἀλεξάνδρεια; Alexándreia).

Name of numerous cities founded by Alexander the Great, including nine in eastern Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.

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[1] in Egypt

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Jansen-Winkeln, Karl (Berlin), Schwertheim, Elmar (Münster), Renger, Johannes (Berlin), Treidler, Hans (Berlin), Brentjes, Burchard (Berlin), von Bredow, Iris (Bietigheim-Bissingen) and Karttunen, Klaus (Helsinki), “Alexandria”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 26 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e113940>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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