- Pierre Briant
ExtractAlexandria (3) ‘of the Arachosians’, founded by *Alexander (3) the Great in 329 bce on the strategic site of the *Achaemenid capital of Arachosia (Old Kandahar). Besides a Graeco-Aramaic edict of *Ashoka (SEG 20. 326), a statue-base with a Hellenistic inscription has been found there (SEG 30.
- Middle Eastern History