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Oxus

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

(Ὤξος, mod. Amu Darya), central Asian river bounding Bactria to the south before flowing north-west into the Aral Sea. Known by name to Herodotus (1) and Aristotle, it was apparently ...

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Oxus

Eric Herbert Warmington and Antony Spawforth.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History. 148 words.

Oxus (Ὦξος mod. Amu Darya), central Asian river bounding *Bactria to the south before flowing north-west into the Aral Sea. Known by name to *Herodotus (1) and *Aristotle, it was apparently confused...

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Oxus treasure

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A rich hoard of gold and silver objects of 5th- and 4th-cent. bc date, found on or near the river Oxus in 1877 and mostly now in the British Museum. ...

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Oxus Treasure

Dominique Collon.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 1006 words.

Hoard of some 180 items of jewellery and precious objects, mostly dating from c. 550 to c. 330 BC, found in the banks of the River Oxus (Amu Darya) in Bactria in 1877; most are now in the...

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Oxus

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

(Ὤξος, mod. Amu Darya), central Asian river bounding Bactria to the south before flowing north-west into the Aral Sea. Known by name to Herodotus (1) and Aristotle, it was apparently ...

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Oxus

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 35 words.

The name used in ancient times for the Amu Darya river, which marks the boundary between Afghanistan and Tajikistan, Uzbekistan

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Oxus

Eric Herbert Warmington and Antony J. S. Spawforth.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 132 words.

(Ὤξος, mod. Amu Darya), central Asian river bounding Bactria to the south before flowing north-west into the Aral Sea. Known

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Oxus

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 8 words.

ancient name for the Amu Darya river.

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Oxus treasure

Michael Vickers.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History. 206 words.

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Oxus treasure

Michael Vickers.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 198 words.

A rich hoard of gold and silver objects of 5th- and 4th-cent. bc date, found on or near the river

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Oxus treasure

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 211 words.

A rich hoard of gold and silver objects of 5th- and 4th-cent. bc date, found on or near the river

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