A city in Bactria, named only by Arr. Anab. 3,29,1, apart from Bactra (today Balch) the greatest city of this land, and probably identical with the present-day Tashkurgan . In the castle of A., Alexander left behind a garrison in 329 BC.
Mountain fortress near the Indus, allegedly conquered by H…
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Brentjes, Burchard (Berlin) and
Karttunen, Klaus (Helsinki),
Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry.
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