The Seleucid Empire

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Following the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C.E., all of his conquered territories were divided between Alexander 's generals, known as the Diodochi. And one of Alexander 's many generals, Seleucus, was a close associate of his, giving him a solid chance to obtain one of his conquered territories. After the First War of the Diodochi, Seleucus received Babylonia. Once Seleucus had received Babylonia, he soon started to expand his rule into Alexander 's eastern territories. All of these territories would soon come to form the Seleucid Empire, which lasted from 312-64 B.C.E. The Seleucid Empire was made up of modern Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon, with parts of Turkey, Armenia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and
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