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a gymnasium. A nomadic raid about 130 bc ended the Greek era at Ay Khanom.
After Alexander's death in 323 bc, the eastern satrapies passed to the Seleucid
dynasty, which ruled from Babylon. In about 304 bc the territory south of the
At higher blood alcohol levels, deep coma sets in, and, if the intoxicated person is
long unattended, death may ensue by accidental stoppage of the breathing
passages. Between 0.5 and 1 percent the breathing centre in the brain or the
Death is marked by ritual and burial within 24 hours of death, with repetition of
the ritual at periodic intervals after death, sometimes ending on the ninth day,
sometimes repeated on the anniversary. An All Saints feast of several days'
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