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date: 01 February 2023

Isidorus(1)locked

, of Charax, Parthian Greek writer

Isidorus(1)locked

, of Charax, Parthian Greek writer
  • Nicholas Purcell

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Isidorus (1) of Charax, a Parthian Greek (Spasinou) Charax is near the mouth of the *Tigris at the head of the Persian Gulf), of the early 1st cent. ce, whose works on the pearl-fisheries of the *Persian Gulf and on the way-stations of the routes across the desert to *Syria were quoted by the elder *Pliny(1).

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  • Ancient Geography
  • Greek Literature

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