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Herodotus, The Histories (ed. A. D. Godley) 84 0 Browse Search
Aeschylus, Persians (ed. Herbert Weir Smyth, Ph. D.) 14 0 Browse Search
Pausanias, Description of Greece 12 0 Browse Search
Xenophon, Cyropaedia (ed. Walter Miller) 10 0 Browse Search
Xenophon, Anabasis (ed. Carleton L. Brownson) 4 0 Browse Search
Diodorus Siculus, Library 2 0 Browse Search
Demosthenes, Speeches 1-10 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 29, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
Sophocles, Tracking Satyrs (ed. Anne Mahoney) 2 0 Browse Search
Polybius, Histories 2 0 Browse Search
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nly road to wealth. It is not probable that the travels of Herodotus in this direction extended beyond Phasis, or, at farthest, beyond what is now called Schropant. From Sardis, the capital of Lydia, to Susa, the capital of Persia, there was a military road, guarded by fortresses, established at regular intervals. Among these posts was Critalla, celebrated by Herodotus as the spot upon which Xerxes collected his army, when about to invade Greece. It appears to have been situated near Tyana, (now Danam,) but a few days' march from the gates of Cilicia, as the avenues to that country were called.-- Cyrus, the younger, advanced by this route when he invaded Mesopotamia, as we learn from Xenophon. It seems, however, to have been little travelled by merchants, except such as were bound to Tarsus. Those who designed to go farther, turned off at Holma, a place situated on the borders of the Pareoratic Phrygia, and followed a route somewhat deflected to the North, traversing Lycaonia