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Bactrus
(132 words)

(Βάκτρος; Báktros).

[German version]

[1] Inhabitant of the city of Bactra or of the land  Bactria

Inhabitant of the city of Bactra or of the land  Bactria (usually ὁ Βάκτριος and Βακτριανός), see Dionys. Per. 736 (GGM II p. 150), Nonnus, Dion. 25,374, Str. 11,11,3

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[2] Southerly tributary of the Oxus

Southerly tributary of the Oxus (Āmū-daryā), today Balḫāb (Curt. 7,4,31; Plin. HN 6,48; …

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Brentjes, Burchard (Berlin) and Treidler, Hans (Berlin), “Bactrus”, 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 16 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e211840>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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