Alexandria Eschate

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(‘the farthest’), founded close to Cyreschata (mod. Leninabad/Khodjend) on the Syr-Darya (Jaxartes), the largest of seven ‘Achaemenid' fortresses seized by Alexander (3) the Great in this region. Renamed Antioch by Antiochus (1) I.


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