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[2] In this country, then, as it turned out, there was a great slaughter of the prisoners taken; for Alexander himself writes that he gave orders to have the inhabitants butchered, thinking that this would be to his advantage; and they say that as much coined money was found there 1 as at Susa, and that it took ten thousand pairs of mules and five thousand camels to carry away the other furniture and wealth there.

1 In Persepolis.

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