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  • Death by Alexander in 327, whose history went up to the death of Darius, Alexander's general Ptolemy, afterwards king in Egypt, Nearchus who commanded the fleet that sailed from the Indus to the Persian Gulf, Onesicritus who served as pilot in the same fleet, Aristobulus who was with Alexander in India, Clitarchus, a contemporary, if not an eye-witness, important from the fact that his highly coloured version of the life of Alexander became the popular authority for the succeeding centuries.
  • The geography of Ptolemy was also known and is constantly referred to by Arab writers.
  • Theocritus (Idyll 17) hails Ptolemy Philadelphus as a demigod, and speaks of his father as seated among the gods along with Alexander.
  • Away by the news of the successes of Lysimachus and Ptolemy in Asia Minor and Cyprus.
  • The ancient Roman city Naissus was mentioned as an important place by Ptolemy of Alexandria.
 

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