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4 Justin 12.10.6 mentions "aras."
8 Plut. Alexander 66.2; Arrian. 6.21.1-3. According to Curtius, Nearchus was ordered to explore the Ocean and then rejoin Alexander, either via the Indus or by way of the Euphrates (Curtius 9.10.3). Curtius states that the fleet was commanded by Nearchus and Onesicritus, Plutarch that Onesicritus was only the chief pilot, and Arrian from Nearchus; cp. Arrian. 8.20.5) that Nearchus had sole command. The fleet waited until the end of the monsoons and sailed in the autumn (on the 20th of Boedromion, according to Arrian Indica 21.1; but Arrian gives the wrong year) or about 20 September 325 B.C.
11 Curtius 9.10.5-7, who also uses the term "Cedrosii' for the usual Gadrosia (Arrian. 6.22.1). He does, however, use the variant term "Horitae" (Curtius 9.10.6). This expedition is sketched by Strabo 15.2.1-8.
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