Turkey 200 BCE

In the wake of Alexander the Great's conquests, Asia Minor is now divided between several Hellenistic kingdoms.

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What is happening in Turkey in 200BCE

After 500 BCE, Asia Minor continued to be dominated by the Persian empire, off and on, until Alexander the Great drove the Persians out in the years after 334 BCE. After Alexander’s early death, the region came under the control of the Seleucids of Syria, but their hold on the region was never complete. Independent kingdoms soon covered much of Asia Minor. Despite this, Asia Minor was a major centre of Hellenistic civilization.

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