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Euthydemoss of Bactria

Mairs, R. (2012) Euthydemoss of Bactria. In: Bagnall, R. S., Brodersen, K., Champion, C. B., Erskine, A. and Huebner, S. R. (eds.) The Encyclopedia of Ancient History. Wiley-Blackwell, Malden, MA; Oxford, pp. 2583-2584. ISBN 9781405179355

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To link to this item DOI: 10.1002/9781444338386.wbeah09111

Abstract/Summary

Euthydemos I (ca. 260–200 bce) was king of Bactria from around 230. He founded a dynasty which, most notably under his son Demetrios I, extended the control of the Greco-Bactrian kings south of the Hindu Kush into Arachosia and India.

Item Type:Book or Report Section
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science > School of Humanities > Classics
ID Code:29641
Additional Information:DOI links to updated online version of the encyclopedia
Publisher:Wiley-Blackwell

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