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APAVARCTICE´NE (Ἀπαυαρκτικηνή, Isid. Char. pp. 2, 7, ed. Hudson; Ἀρτικηνή, or Παραυκτικηνή, Ptol. 6.5.1; APAVORTENE, Plin. Nat. 6.16. s. 18; ZAPAORTENE, Just. 41.5), a district of Parthia, in the south-eastern part of the country, with a strongly fortified city, called Dareium, or Dara, built by Arsaces I., situated on the mountain of the Zapaorteni. (Justin. l.c.

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