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Herodotus, The Histories (ed. A. D. Godley), Book 1, chapter 103 (search)
Herodotus, The Histories (ed. A. D. Godley), Book 1, chapter 180 (search)
Thus, then, this wall was built; the city is divided into two parts; for it is cut in half by a river named Euphrates, a wide, deep, and swift river, flowing from Armenia and issuing into the Red Sea. The angles of the wall, then, on either side are built quite down to the river; here they turn, and from here a fence of baked bricks runs along each bank of the stream. The city itself is full of houses three and four stories high; and the ways that traverse it, those that run crosswise towards the river and the rest, are all straight. Further, at the end of each road there was a gate in the riverside fence, one gate for each alley; these gates also were of bronze, and these too opened on the river.
Herodotus, The Histories (ed. A. D. Godley), Book 1, chapter 194 (search)
Herodotus, The Histories (ed. A. D. Godley), Book 3, chapter 93 (search)
The twelfth, the Bactrians as far as the land of the Aegli; these paid three hundred and sixty. The thirteenth, the Pactyic country and Armenia and the lands adjoining as far as the Euxine sea; these paid four hundred. The fourteenth province was made up of the Sagartii, Sarangeis, Thamanaei, Utii, Myci, and the inhabitants of those islands of the southern sea on which the king settles the so-called displaced people;The regular term for the peoples of individuals who were transplanted from the western into the eastern parts of the Persian empire; the a)na‐ implying removal from the sea to the highlands. these together paid a tribute of six hundred talents. The Sacae and Caspii were the fifteenth, paying two hundred and fifty. The Parthians, Chorasmians, Sogdi, and Arii were the sixteenth, paying three hundred.
Herodotus, The Histories (ed. A. D. Godley), Book 5, chapter 52 (search)