Settlement of Babylon

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Historical Context Note

The Settlement of Babylon is the name given to the allotment of satrapies between Alexander's generals after his death. Egypt was conceded to Ptolemy; Thrace to Lysimachus; Lycia and Phrygia to Antigonus; Babylonia to Seleucus; Greece and Macedonia to Antipater.

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Citation:
Bouchard, Elsa. "Settlement of Babylon". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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