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ancient name of .
Historical Examples

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


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