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Flashcards in 25 c history Deck (4):
1

how did alexander the great die?

he was very weak after so much fighting, but we don't know exactly why he died.

2

what happened to alexander the great's vast empire after he died?

three of his generals divided the empire amongst themselves, and began fighting each other

3

what did the general ptolemy do in egypt?

ptolemy finished the city of alexandria, and built a library there

4

what is another name for the seleucids?

the syrians