HYTANIS or HYCTANIS, a river of Carmania mentioned by Pliny (6.23. s. 26), and which he says washed down gold. Strabo, on the authority of Onesicritus, speaks of a similar river, but does not give its name (xv. p. 726). [V] [p. 2.1]
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