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Bactrian and Indo-Greek monarchies [Greco-Bactrians; Indo-Greeks]locked

  • Kurt Behrendt

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A number of Hellenistic kingships that ruled portions of Afghanistan, Central Asia and India in the last three centuries bc. In ancient times the region of Bactria was bounded on the north by the Oxus and on the south-east by the Hindu Kush mountains. The western frontier remained ill-defined and in constant flux. Following the death of Alexander the Great in ...

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