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Alexandia- Alexander the great first came to Egypt in 331 BC he liked the agricultural land and fine harbour of a village north of the nile there was also a healthy climate fresh water and limestone quarries. Commanded for city to be built as a new centre of trade and civilisation. He died while it was being built but he conqured the many places including indea . He was eventually buried here and the city named after him.Ptolomy then ruled for hunderends of years until Cleopatra.

  By the first century AD Egypt was part of the roman empire, Alexandria was about as splendid and large a rome itself. Mabye


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