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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith) 25 25 Browse Search
Samuel Ball Platner, Thomas Ashby, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome 13 13 Browse Search
Appian, The Foreign Wars (ed. Horace White) 1 1 Browse Search
Pliny the Elder, The Natural History (ed. John Bostock, M.D., F.R.S., H.T. Riley, Esq., B.A.) 1 1 Browse Search
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Pliny the Elder, The Natural History (ed. John Bostock, M.D., F.R.S., H.T. Riley, Esq., B.A.), BOOK VI. AN ACCOUNT OF COUNTRIES, NATIONS, SEAS, TOWNS, HAVENS, MOUNTAINS, RIVERS, DISTANCES, AND PEOPLES WHO NOW EXIST, OR FORMERLY EXISTED., CHAP. 26.—VOYAGES TO INDIA. (search)
information from older works. were seen swimming towards them, twenty cubits in length, which struck the fleet with great alarm. They then came to the island of Athothradus, and those called the Gauratæ, upon which dwells the nation of the Gyani; the river Hyperis,Forbiger has suggested that this may be the same as the modern Djayrah. which discharges itself midway into the Persian Gulf, and is navigable for merchant ships; the river Sitiogagus, from which to PasargadæMentioned again in c. 29 of the present Book. Its modern name is Pasa or Fasa-Kuri, according to Parisot. is seven days' sail; a navigable river known as the Phristimus, and an island without a name; and then the river Granis,Supposed to be the stream called by D'Anville and Thevenot the Boschavir, the river of Abushir or Busheer. navigable for vessels of small burden, and flowing through Susiane; the Deximontani, a people who manufacture bitumen, dwell on its right bank. The river Zarotis comes next, difficult of ent