10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «JAXARTES»
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Alexander the Great and Bactria: The Formation of a Greek ...
Passing peacefully through Bactria and Sogdiana, Alexander and his army
reached the Jaxartes River before meeting the first signs of native resistance.6
There, an unsuspecting party of Macedonian foragers was suddenly attacked by
a large ...
The nine books of the History of Herodotus, tr. from the ...
m. n. Aras. It appears however that this was not the river that Herodotus meant in i
. 202, 205. and iv. 40. The only river which he can be supposed to allude to is the
Jaxartes (m. n. Sirr) ; but this river has its head at a very great distance from the ...
Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal
It appears to be drained west, and probably into the Jaxartes chiefly. The road to
Yarkund extends across it for about 60 miles or less, but in length it is said to be
double. It is bounded to the south-west by the mountains above Keerategin, and
Asiatic Society (Calcutta, India), 1840
Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography: Isabadius-Zymethus. ...
JAXARTES, IAXARTES (« Xiprijs), the river of Central Asia which now bears the
name of Syr-Dana, or Yellow River (Daria is the generic Tartar name for all rivers,
and Syr=" yellow "), and which, watering the barren steppes of the Kirghiz- ...
History of Civilizations of Central Asia: The development of ...
RESISTANCE IN BACTRIA AND ITS SUPPRESSION In Sogdiana the local chiefs
decided to follow a wait-and-strike tactic, and to employ desert manoeuvres. They
gained the support of nomads beyond the Jaxartes, and Spitamenes 'found ...
Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography
JAXARTES, IAXARTES (& 'Ic^rns), the river of Central Asia which now bears the
name of Syr-Daria, or Yellow River (Daria is the generic Tartar name for all rivers,
and Syr=lt yellow "), and which, watering the barren steppes of the Kirghiz- ...
The Battle of Jaxartes was a battle fought in 329 BC by Alexander the Great and
his Macedonian army against the Scythians at the Syr Darya River - the modern
name for the River Jaxartes. Today the site of the battle straddles the borders of ...
Alexander the Great: Volume 2, Sources and Studies
Later there came Pharasmanes with the information that a great river which he
called Tanais flowed into the Aral; Alexander also had some communication with
the Sacas across the Jaxartes,3 and it became evident that this Tanais was the ...
Alexander: A History of the Origin and Growth of the Art Of ...
Alexander now marched on Cyropolis, near the Jaxartes, the farthest point
attained by Cyrus in his conquests. In one of his mountain battles he was again
wounded, but still continued his activity, carried in a litter. Arrived at the Jaxartes,
The geographical system of Herodotus, examined; and ...
In this description, the Jaxartes and Oxus ( Sirr, and Jibon ) appear to be
confounded together; (he had perhaps heard certain particulars of both rivers, but
might refer them to one, only) ; for there are circumstances that may be applied to
6 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «JAXARTES»
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When an environmental disaster becomes a security issue: The …
Historically, the Aral Sea basin, particularly in between the rivers that fed it over long-fatigued centuries, the Oxus (Amu Darya) and the Jaxartes ... «Daily Sabah, Oct 14»
Seljuk-era hamam to be restored in Aksaray and aims to boost tourism
They set up camp on the right bank of the lower Syr Darya river (also known as the Jaxartes), where they converted to Islam. The Seljuks mixed ... «Hurriyet Daily News, Dec 12»
Alexander as Zulqarnain
... to the banks of the Jaxartes (Syr) River (in Uzbekistan) and across the entire Persian Empire, Afghanistan, Punjab and Sindh to Babylon. «The Express Tribune, Nov 12»
MIRAJI 1912-1949: Looking for Miraji…
... Oxus and Jaxartes, the mixture of Paris and London and Indus and the Ganges produced an unfamiliar mélange: this was hardly palatable. «DAWN.com, Nov 12»
Astronaut photo of Syr Darya River Floodplain, Kazakhstan
The river is consequently better known in the West by its Greek name, Jaxartes. From here, Alexander marched south through Afghanistan to ... «Space Fellowship, Nov 10»
A reign of fear and great splendour
... Aral Sea) and Syr Darya (in Greek, the Jaxartes, flowing 2200 km from Tien Shan or Celestial Mountains to the fast disappearing Aral Sea). «Sunday Times.lk, Oct 07»