For long it was believed that Alexander the Great founded the ancient city of Alexandria in Egypt. But now a study has said that the Macedonian Emperor did not found it, but only re-branded it.
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Alexander the Great did not found Alexandria!
Alexander the Great did not found Alexandria!
Alexander the Great did not found Alexandria!

For long it was believed that Alexander the Great founded the ancient city of Alexandria in Egypt. But now a study has said that the Macedonian Emperor did not found it, but only re-branded it.

For long it was believed that Alexander the Great founded the ancient city of Alexandria in Egypt. But now a study has said that the Macedonian Emperor did not found it, but only re-branded it.

The city has been said to date back as many as 4500 years, a good two thousand years before Alexander’s time. Alain Véron from the Paul Cézanne University in Aix-en-Provence, France along with his colleagues made the discovery after measuring the variations in lead concentration in a mud core from Alexandria’s ancient harbour.

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