Alexandria ‘of the Arians’

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Founded by Alexander (3) the Great near Herat, on a different site from Artakoana. Important staging-point on route leading to Kandahar and India.

A. B. Bosworth, Historical Commentary on Arrian's History of Alexander 1 (1980), 356–7.


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