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The Seleucids ruled over several very different peoples with different cultures, so strictly speaking there is no such thing as "Art and Architecture of the Seleucid empire". There is Hellenistic art but it was common to all Hellenistic states. There is Iranian (Parthian) art of the time when this part of the world was ruled by the Seleucids, and there is ...


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According to wiki, your hunch is essentially correct - the original influence is Seleucid indeed. But if I undertstand correctly, the actual buildings are in the Parthian style. Hatra was probably built in the 3rd or 2nd century BC by the Seleucid Empire. After its capture by the Parthian Empire, it flourished during the 1st and 2nd centuries AD as a ...


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