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SITACUS (Σιτακός, Arrian Ind. chap. 38), a river of Persis, to which Nearchus came in his celebrated coasting voyage. It is in all probability the same as that called by Pliny Sitiogagus (6.23. s. 26); although his statement that, from its mouth, an ascent could be made to Pasargada in 7 days, is manifestly erroneous. There is no reason to doubt that it is at present represented by a stream called Sita-Rhegián. (Vincent, Voy. of Nearchus, i. p. 385; D'Anville, Aém. de l'Acad. xxx. p. 158; Ritter, Erdkunde, vii. p. 763.)


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