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Cabura
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(Κάβουρα, Ptol. 6,18,5, erroneously there also Károura), also called Ortospana; probably what is now Kabul on the  Cophen (Sanskrit Kubhā). In the Alexander histories, C. is never mentioned; following the  Bematistai however it is cited by Plin. HN 6,61 as Ortospanum.

Bibliography

A. Herrmann, s.v. Kabura, RE 10, 1452f.

O. Stein, s.v. Ortospanum, RE 18, 1507f.

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Karttunen, Klaus (Helsinki), “Cabura”, 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 21 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e604910>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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