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Peucelaotis
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(Πευκελαῶτις/Peukelaôtis: Arr. Anab. 4,22,7-8,28,6; also Πευκελαῖτις/Peukelaîtis: Arr. Ind. 1,8; 4,11; Πευκελαῖτις/Peukelaîtis: Str. 15,1,27; also e.g. Προκλαίς/Proklaís: Ptol. Geog. 7,1,44; Ποκλαίς/Poklaís: Peripl. m. Eux. 47f.). City in Gandhāra (in modern Pakistan, west of the Indus; Gandaritis), Old Indian Puṣkalavatī, Middle Indian Pukkhalāvatī, Greek form probably influenced by names with Peuko- (Peukolaos, Peukésta…

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Karttunen, Klaus (Helsinki), “Peucelaotis”, 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 23 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e916900>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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