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  Alexandria   - a city on the coast of Egypt; capital of the Ptolemaic kingdom
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321/14 procession carrying Alexander's body, and brings it to Alexandria.
285/13 The official entry of the god Sarapis into Alexandria.
282/39 onstruction of the Pharos at Alexandria, designed by Sostratus of Cni
276/5 the comedies which have been collected in the library at Alexandria.
276/9a IG_404, privileges awarded by Delphi to the citizens of Alexandria.
275/4 achus is summoned from Eleusis to work at the library in Alexandria.
272/_ Olympic victor in the stadion race: Perigenes of Alexandria
270/11 ersion of his "Argonautica", but it is badly received at Alexandria.
270/12 Ptolemy stages an elaborate procession through Alexandria.
259/14 first head of the library at Alexandria; Apollonius is appointed
256/_ Olympic victor in the stadion race: Ammonius of Alexandria
255/24 _104, containing some civic laws of Alexandria and royal ordinances.
246/13 dolphin forms a friendship with a boy from Alexandria.
246/16 Timochares begins construction of a temple of Arsinoe at Alexandria.
246/17 the obelisk of Necthebis down the Nile and erects it at Alexandria.
245/14 Eratosthenes is summoned to Alexandria by Ptolemy, who makes him
240/29 Cleoxenus of Alexandria is outright victor at all the major boxing
230/16 comments on the career of the poet Machon, who lived at Alexandria.
228/_ Olympic victor in the stadion race: Demetrius of Alexandria
222/27 Cleomenes takes refuge in Alexandria, where Ptolemy gives him a
221/18 Ptolemy III introduces the cult of Sarapis at Alexandria.
220/14 enice encourages the production of perfume at Alexandria and Cyrene.
213/5b OGIS_36, funerary urns from Alexandria.
212/_ Olympic victor in the stadion race: Crates of Alexandria
199/6 Joseph the Jewish tax-collector marries his niece at Alexandria.
194/9 Aristophanes is appointed to be head of the library at Alexandria.
185/5 the son of Joseph goes to Alexandria and gains the favour of Ptole
181/16 OGIS_99, a statue dedicated by the Lycian League at Alexandria.
179/14 alls in love with a woman of Alexandria, who is befriended by an elep
179/16 the successor of Aristophanes as head of the library at Alexandria.
169/24 Antiochus besieges Alexandria.
169/29 Antiochus withdraws from Alexandria.
168/1 nter office; an embassy from Alexandria appeals to the senate for hel
168/39 pillius meets Antiochus near Alexandria, and promptly orders him
152/23 pollonius the eidograph as head of the library at Alexandria.
145/10 tolemaeus VI supports the Jews of Alexandria against the Samaritans.
145/33 Ammonius succeeds Aristarchus as head of the library at Alexandria.
140/6 lly suppresses opposition in Alexandria, forcing many scholars to emi
127/6 The army of Ptolemy VII defeats the Alexandrians.
80/7 ander is killed in a riot at Alexandria after a reign of nineteen day
68/8 Straton of Alexandria wins both the wrestling and the pancration cont
58/42 forced out by an uprising at Alexandria, and his daughter Berenice
57/37 leader of a delegation from Alexandria, is murdered, allegedly at
57/37a Topsius of Alexandria, the brother of Dion, is a famous wrestler.
48/61 Caesar arrives at Alexandria, and is shown the severed head of Pompei
48/68 tra secretly enters the palace at Alexandria, and meets with Caesar.
48/69 The inhabitants of Alexandria stage violent protests against the pres
48/74 leads the Egyptian army into Alexandria, to fight against Caesar.
47/1 warships in the harbour of Alexandria, and the fire spreads to dest
47/5 Caesar defeats the Alexandrians in a sea battle.
43/40 Caes]:BAfr_, the accounts of Caesar's wars in Alexandria and Africa.
41/3 ecree of Cleopatra, concerning agricultural workers from Alexandria.
40/24 Herodes escapes to Alexandria.
34/14 onius celebrates a triumph in Alexandria for his victory in Armenia.
34/15 The "donations of Alexandria": Antonius grants royal titles to the
30/8 and Cleopatra continue to hold extravagant parties at Alexandria.
30/18 Octavianus defeats Antonius near Alexandria.
30/19 Octavianus enters Alexandria.
30/21 ing to some later writers, Cleopatra built the Pharos at Alexandria.
30/35 Other arrangements made by Octavianus while staying in Alexandria.
Julius- JULIUS CAESAR], Alexandrian War - Bellum Alexandrinum

  Alexandria 2   Troas - a city founded by Alexander near the site of Troy
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301/11 Antigonus founds cities at Alexandria Troas, Nicaea, and Smyrna.
281/5 uilds or refounds cities at Nicaea, Alexandria, Ephesus, and Smyrna.
165/6b ours granted to Cassander of Alexandria Troas by Delphi and other cit
36/_ Olympic victor in the stadion race: Scamander of Alexandria Troas
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Athen_04.155 came to Hegesianax of Alexandria in the Troad, who wrot
ChronPasc_420 dria on the river Cypris Alexandria in the Troad Alexandri
Euseb]:Chron_213 [36 B.C.] - Scamander of Alexandria Troas, stadion race
ExcBarb_34B dria on the river Cypris Alexandria in the Troad Alexandri
Inscr_10 (62 A.D.)   bsp; Sigeium,   Alexandria,   Hamaxitus]
PsCallisth_3.35 Alexandria in Scythia, Alexandria near Troy, Alexandria
StephByz_70 lso a place called Alexandria on Mount Ida near Troy, whe
Syll_461 (254-244)   ce Lykon [of Alexandria Troas] in Aiolis, the son
Syll_585 (197-175)   : [40] Kassandros of Alexandria Troas, the son of

  Alexandria 3   Eschate - a city founded by Alexander the Great in Sogdiana, on the river Jaxartes
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ChronPasc_420 asus Alexandria Cabiosa Alexandria, also called Scythia,
ExcBarb_34B pasus Alexandria Cabiosa Alexandria (?) Scythia, in (?)
Just_12.5 he founded the city of Alexandria on the river Tanais,
PsCallisth_3.35 Alexandria for Porus, Alexandria in Scythia, Alexandria

  Alexandria 4   in Pentapolis - a city founded by Alexander the Great, near Memphis
ChronPasc_420 were called as follows: Alexandria by the Pentapolis, pre
ExcBarb_34B still inhabited: [34B] Alexandria in Pentapolis Alexandr

  Alexandria 5   by the Harpasus - a city founded by Alexander the Great
ChronPasc_420 phis Alexandria in Egypt Alexandria by the (?) Harpasus
ExcBarb_34B olis Alexandria in Egypt Alexandria by the (?) Harpasus

  Alexandria 6   Scabiosa - a city founded by Alexander the Great, near Issus
 
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ChronPasc_420 ria by the (?) Harpasus Alexandria Cabiosa Alexandria,
ExcBarb_34B dria by the (?) Harpasus Alexandria Cabiosa Alexandria (?)

  Alexandria 7   Nicaea - a city founded by Alexander the Great, in India
ChronPasc_420 Scythia, in (?) Aegaei Alexandria by Porus Alexandria
ExcBarb_34B Scythia, in (?) Aegaei Alexandria by Porus Alexandria
PsCallisth_3.35 ndria near the Persians, Alexandria for Porus, Alexandria Por

  Alexandria 8   on the river Cypris - a city founded by Alexander the Great
ChronPasc_420 gaei Alexandria by Porus Alexandria on the river Cypris
ExcBarb_34B gaei Alexandria by Porus Alexandria on the river Cypris

  Alexandria 9   in Babylonia - a city founded by Alexander the Great
ChronPasc_420 Alexandria in the Troad Alexandria in Babylonia Alexandri
ExcBarb_34B Alexandria in the Troad Alexandria in Babylonia Alexandri

  Alexandria 10   in the Mesasgages - a city founded by Alexander the Great
ChronPasc_420 Alexandria in Babylonia Alexandria in (?) the Mesasgages
ExcBarb_34B Alexandria in Babylonia Alexandria in (?) the Mesasgages

  Alexandria 11   in Persia - a city founded by Alexander the Great
ChronPasc_420 in (?) the Mesasgages Alexandria in Persia [421'A] Alex
ExcBarb_34B in (?) the Mesasgages Alexandria in Persia Alexandria
PsCallisth_3.35 the horse Bucephalus, Alexandria near the Persians, Ale

  Alexandria 12   by the Caucasus - or Alexandria among the Paropamisadae, a city founded by Alexander
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ChronPasc_421 andria in Persia [421'A] Alexandria Casus When he was 32
ExcBarb_34B ges Alexandria in Persia Alexandria the strongest and then

  Alexandria 13   Bucephalus - a city founded by Alexander in India
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  + Bucephale
Just_12.8 from the name of his horse, Bucephale. He then overthr
PsCallisth_3.35 inhabited and peaceful: Alexandria over the horse Bucepha

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