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The Seleucid Empire formed when The Macedonian Empire ( Empire of the Macedonians / empire of Macedon collapsed . After Alexander the Great Died there was no evident heir to the throne . His last words were na naisilnite ( на најсилните ) - to the strongest . this was in terms of the heir to the empire . His empire fell into chaos as his generals fought over his empire . eventually , the Turks formed The Seleucid Empire and took the empires land leaving them with their european territory only . With the exception of northern Thrace . it is debated weather it was taken by Bulgarians , or Thracian rebels .

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