River in Susiana, famed for the high quality of its water. The Persian king drank only (boiled) water from the Choaspes, carried for him on campaigns and journeys in silver jugs. Partially identified with the Eulaeus, nowadays with the Karkhe or the Kârûn.
River of the southern Hindu Kush, named only the context of Alexander's campaign (Ar…
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