Bactria - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- a region in Asia, north-west of India; part of modern Afghanistan
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+ Bactrian , Bactrians
Seleucus conquers Bactria.
Diodotus becomes king of Bactria.
death of Diodotus I, king of Bactria, and the accession of Diodotus
Antiochus defeats the Bactrians.
Peace terms are agreed between Antiochus and Euthydemus of Bactria.
dication to Hestia on behalf of Euthydemus and Demetrius of Bactria.
The accession of Eucratides I of Bactria.
Demetrius of Bactria conquers part of India.
Demetrius, king of Bactria, is defeated and killed by Eucratides.
Eucratides of Bactria is defeated by the Parthians.
The death of Eucratides, king of Bactria.
The Scythians defeat and subjugate the Greeks in Bactria.
And the people of Bactria, who are neighbours of the Indi
ertained that those from Bactria live as much as twice tha
when Eucratides was ruler of Bactria. ** And the name
; to Stasanor of Soli, Bactria, and Sogdiana ; to Siburt
were the satraps of the Bactrians when Agathocles of Mace
ewise the Lydian and the Bactrian maids & Who dwell beside
war with the king of the Bactrians and the disaster [suffe
daughter of Oxyartes the Bactrian; this Alexander was born
Zoroaster, king of the Bactrians, who is said to have
ers of the Parthians and Bactrians, the women settled the
They founded the Parthian and Bactrian powers. They are
the territories of the Bactrians and Sogdians, and distr
nts. 19 In Further Bactria, and the countries of India,
by this success, subdued the Bactrians. 12 He next made
ying that "the Persians, Bactrians, and Indians, and all
Persians, Elymaeans, and Bactrians, he routed the Persians
ost powerful dominion of Bactria, peopled with a thousand
the thousand cities of Bactria, revolted, and assumed
tides began to reign among the Bactrians; both of them bei
ians, the Parthians, the Bactrians, the Chorasmians, the
(117-138AD) Artasyros, a Bactrian [by race], after revolting fr
(c. 246) ll the rest as far as Bactria, and having sought ou
imenes came out of Bactria as a rival for the kingdom with
penetrated into Bactria, whose boundary is the river
mention the countries of Bactrians, and of the Indians,
a raid into the land of the Bactrians. Alexander, now
spirit. He had the land of the Bactrians as a bulwark. [13
him as his wife Roxane, the Bactrian. And I order the
Aphrodite by Praxiteles. In Bactria. Amongst the Aracho
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