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Alexandria/Rhambakia

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: M.U. Erdosy
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Sep 02, 2020 03:52 PM History
While on the march in 325 BC, Alexander arrived in Rhambakia, the chief village of the Oreitai. He ordered Hesphaistion to remain there and see to establishing a city.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.


https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/59675

27.5, 67.5
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unlocated, settlement

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 6 B4 Alexandria/Rhambakia

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Khandewari? PAK


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M.U. Erdosy, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Alexandria/Rhambakia: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/59675> [accessed: 27 September 2020]

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