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CYRO´POLIS (Κυρόπολις, Ptol. 6.2.2. 8.21.8; Amm. Marc. 23.6), a town in Media Atropatenc, between the rivers Cyrus and Amardus. Salmasius (in Solin. p. 840) has denied the separate existence of this town, and contends that it is the same, as Cyreschata on the Jaxartes, asserting that the authority of Ammianus is of no weight, as he generally follows Ptolemy. There seems, however, no great force in this argument, and, if there were any district in which we might naturally expect to find a city called after Cyrus, it would surely be that with which he was immediately connected during his whole life.


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