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(Ὀρόντης/Oróntēs, MSS; Ὀρόντας/Oróntas, OGIS 264,4; Ἀροάνδης/ Aroándēs, OGIS 390ff.). Armenian satraps and kings: O. [1-6]; the river O. [7].

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[1] Relative of the Armenian royal family

Relative of the royal family. After initial antagonism with Cyrus [3] the Younger, O. became his follower, and wa…

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Wiesehöfer, Josef (Kiel), Schottky, Martin (Pretzfeld) and Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart), “Orontes”, 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 18 September 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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