Tanais - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- a river in Scythia, the modern river Don
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and where the Hebrus and the Tanais water the Getae and
pian gates as far as the river Tanais. Now the daughter
Alexandria on the river Tanais, completing a wall six mil
and came to the river Tanais, which flows between Asia
Alexander on the river Tanais, as Ptolemy explains in
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