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Ai Khanoum (Alexandria Oxiana?)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: F.T. Hiebert, P.L. Kohl
Contributors: DARMC, Gabriel Mckee, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Apr 11, 2023 08:41 PM History
Ai Khanoum, probably to be identified with the attested name "Alexandria Oxiana" (Alexandria on Oxus), was founded in the fourth century BCE in the wake of the campaigns of Alexander the Great. It was a chief city of the Graeco-Bactrian kingdom, but was abandoned around 145 BCE.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 99 D2 Alexandria Oxiana?

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Ai Khanoum/Barbarah AFG

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F.T. Hiebert, P.L. Kohl, DARMC, Gabriel Mckee, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Ai Khanoum (Alexandria Oxiana?): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 24 June 2024]

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