(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.
A. Herrmann, s.v. Kabura, RE 10, 1452f.
O. Stein, s.v. Ortospanum, RE 18, 1507f.
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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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