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(Σάγγαλα/Sángala). Capital and fortress of the Indian Cathaei in the Punjab, to the east of Hydraotes (modern Irāvatī). The city was conquered and destroyed in 326 by Alexander [II 4] the Great after a fierce battle (Arr. Anab. 5,22-24; Polyaenus, Strat. 4,3,30).
A. Herrmann, s. v. Σάγγαλα, RE 1 A, 1740.
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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.
Consulted online on 05 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1100780>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510