The Diadochoi, 323-316 B.C. VOYAGE OF NEARCHUS, AND THE PERIPLUS OF: Amazon.sg: Books. It was located near the Island of Ormuz. The voyage of Nearchus, and the periplus of the Erythrean Sea, Book Review A whole new electronic book with an all new viewpoint. In 326 BC, Nearchus was made admiral of the fleet that Alexander had built at the Hydaspes (A 6.2.3; Indica 18.10). After reaching the Tigris River, Nearchus went as far as the Euphrates before turning back to rejoin Alexander at Susa, in early 324 BC. 721, 725; Diodorus Siculus, xvii. The Voyage of Nearchus from the Indus to the Euphrates: Collected from the ... William Vincent, Samuel Horsley, William Wales No preview available - 2018. The Voyage of Nearchus from the Indus to the Euphrates: Collected from the Original Journal Preserved by Arrian, and Illustrated by Authorities Ancient and Modern: Vincent, William, Horsley, Samuel, Wales, William: Amazon.nl x 7.4in. Nearchus ( *Ne/arxos), son of Androtimus, one of the most distinguished of the friends and officers of Alexander.He was a native of Crete, but settled at Amphipolis. T. Cadell, jun. Alexander and the Greeks-The Lamian War 0 of 31 min 28. 0. Publication date. After their recall, these men were held in the highest honour. It contained information on the flora and fauna and population of India and the Persian Gulf coast. In 326 BC, Nearchus was made admiral of the fleet that Alexander had constructed at the Hydaspes (A 6.2.3; Indica 18.10). The second sensational middle-grade standalone that follows an epic voyage from England to France in the aftermath of WW1, from the bestselling author of The Children of Castle Rock. The Voyage of Nearchus from the Indus to the Euphrates: Collected from the Original Journal Preserved by Arrian, and Illustrated by Authorities Ancient and Modern: Vincent, William, Horsley, Samuel, Wales, William: Amazon.com.mx: Libros His celebrated voyage from what is now Pakistan to Susa after Alexander's expedition in north-western Indian subcontinent is preserved in Arrian's account, the Indica. Voyage of Nearchus, and the Periplus of the Erythrean Sea. Alexander sent him off to complete his voyage – he went as far as the Euphrates before turning back to rejoin Alexander at Susa, in early 324 BC. At Mosarna, a Gedrosian sailor joined their fleet and directed them to Gwadar, where they found date-palms and gardens. [‎355] (386/582) This text is now lost, but its contents are known from information included by Strabo and other later authors. After 24 days, Nearchus continued on to the harbor of Morontobara (Manora Island just off the coast of modern Karachi, Pakistan). The Voyage Of Nearchus From The Indus To The Euphrates: Collected From The Original Journal Preserved By Arrian, And Illustrated By Authorities Ancient And Modern ... [Vincent, William, Horsley, Samuel, Wales, William] on Amazon.com. Account & Lists Account Returns & Orders. Nearchus had arrived at the country of the Icthyophagoi -- 'Fish-Eaters' -- who inhabited the barren coastral region of Makran, between the Arabian Sea and the Gedrosian Desert and found the harbor of Bagisara (modern Ormara Port). Oman was a satrapy of the Achaemenid Empire before Alexander's conquest. Published by T. Cadell Jun. 233–240. The vessel NEARCHOS (IMO: 6727193, MMSI 239945400) is a Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship built in 1968 (52 years old) and currently sailing under the flag of Greece. This work likely consisted of two parts: one detailing India's frontiers, size, population, castes, fauna, flora, cultures and militaries, and the other describing his home-bound voyage toward Babylon. Book Condition: New. [4] Initially, the fleet progressed down the Hydaspes much like a triumphal military parade, accompanied by a land-based entourage of the main armed forces of Alexander including cavalry, elephants and loot trains. Collected From The Original Journal Preserved By Arrian, And Illustrated By Ancient And Modern Authorities Containing An Account Of The First Navigation Attempted By Europeans In The Indian Ocean. To wait out the adverse weather, the Macedonian fleet camped near the mouth of the Indus and Arabius Rivers, building stone walls as fortification against hostile natives and subsisting off of briny water, mussels, oysters and razor-fish. 2d cent. When Alexander returned from India, the greater part of his army was shipped to Babylonia by Nearchus, a youth friend of Alexander who served as his fleet commander. Filter the results based on the photo properties. 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