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date: 30 October 2020

Alexandria(4)locked

, 'of the Arians'
  • Pierre Briant

Extract

Alexandria (4) ‘of the Arians’, founded by *Alexander (3) the Great near Herat, on a different site from Artakoana. Important staging-point on route leading to Kandahar and India.

Subjects

  • Middle Eastern History

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