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(Ἀρδέρικκα; Ardérikka).

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[1] Village on the Euphrates

According to Hdt. 1,185, ‘Assyrian’ κώμη (kṓmē) on the Euphrates above Babylon, otherwise not mentioned. The river was supposedly artificially redirected to form three rings around the city.

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[2] Estate belonging to Darius I

According to Hdt. 6,119, the estate belonging to Darius I in the land of the Cissians, where prisoners from Euboean Eretria were resettle…

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Oelsner, Joachim (Leipzig), “Arderikka”, in: 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. Consulted online on 03 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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