Brill’s New Pauly

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(Κωφήν; Kōphḗn: Arr.; Κώφης/Kṓphēs: Diod., Dionys Per., Str.; Cophes: Plin. HN). Western tributary of the river  Indus [1], old Indian Kubhā, today's Kabul.


K. Karttunen, India and the Hellenistic World, 1997, 112.

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Karttunen, Klaus (Helsinki), “Cophen”, 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 25 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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