Alexandria ‘of the Arachosians’

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Founded by Alexander (3) the Great in 329 bc on the strategic site of the Achaemenid capital of Arachosia (Old Kandahar). Besides a Graeco-Aramaic edict of Ashoka (Supplementum epigraphicum 20. ...

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