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Seleucid Era, a system of numbering years used by the Seleucid Empire and other countries among the ancient Hellenistic civilizations, starts

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It is sometimes referred to as "the dominion of the Seleucidæ," or the Year of Alexander. The era dates from Seleucus I Nicator's re-conquest of Babylon in 312/11 BC after his exile in Ptolemaic Egypt, considered by Seleucus and his court to mark the founding of the Seleucid Empire.

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