ancient name of .
It is situated just to the north of the mountain on the left bank of the Araxes.
Armenian Legends and Festivals Louis A. Boettiger
The river Araxes was recognized as the frontier of both states.
A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year Edwin Emerson
Agriculture was neglected, and they subsisted entirely upon their cattle and the fish supplied by the Araxes.
Female Warriors, Vol. I (of 2) Ellen C. Clayton
On the confusion of the Araxes and Jaxartes in Herodotus, see vol.
The History of Antiquity, Vol. III (of VI) Max Duncker
The latter city was at the junction of the Araxes and Medus.
The Anabasis of Alexander Arrian of Nicomedia
He need not put himself to the expense and trouble of building a bridge across the Araxes.
Cyrus the Great Jacob Abbott
It is watered by the great river Araxes, and by a multitude of rivers beside.
Ruins of Ancient Cities (Vol. II of II) Charles Bucke
The passage suggested retreat; and Heraclius, retracing his steps, recrossed the Araxes, and wintered in Albania.
The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 7. (of 7): The Sassanian or New Persian Empire George Rawlinson
During the early part of his reign he conducted military expeditions to the north beyond the river Araxes.
Myths of Babylonia and Assyria Donald A. Mackenzie
Cereals and hardy fruits grow on the higher ground, whilst rice is cultivated in the hot, well-watered valley of the Araxes.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 5 Various
the ancient name for the Aras
an arbitrager. Contemporary Examples Franz also said that the arb did not shield officials from questioning or blame. Congress: Hillary’s Benghazi Investigation Let Top Officials Escape Blame Josh Rogin September 14, 2013 He was interviewed by the arb, but not identified as having done anything wrong. Exclusive: Hillary’s Benghazi ‘Scapegoat’ Speaks Out Josh Rogin May […]
arba four, a giant, father of Anak. From him the city of Hebron derived its name of Kirjath-arba, i.e., the city of Araba (Josh. 14:15; 15:13; 21:11; Gen. 13:18; 23:2). (See HEBRON.) Historical Examples These arba may have been the baggage-carts of the army and also carts procured on the spot. The Bbur-nma in English […]
- Arba kanfoth
a rectangular piece of cloth with fringes at the four corners and a hole in the center for the head, worn under the clothes by Orthodox Jewish males.
a powerful medieval crossbow with a steel bow, used to shoot stones, metal balls, arrows, etc. Historical Examples His Queries of course have reference to the long bow, and not to the arbalest, or cross-bow. Notes and Queries, Vol. IV, Number 99, September 20, 1851 Various To my mind the long-bow is a better weapon […]