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Alexandria in Opiana

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Background

Ghazni was founded some time in antiquity as a small market town and is mentioned by Ptolemy.[9] In the 6th century BC, the city was conquered by the Achaemenid king Cyrus II and incorporated into the Persian empire. The city was subsequently incorporated into the empire of Alexander the Great in 329 BC, and called Alexandria in Opiana.Ghazni was a thriving Buddhist centre up until the 7th century.

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