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Vincent, William

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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 ; containing an account of the first navigation attempted by Europeans in the Indian Ocean.

voyage of Nearchus from the Indus to the Euphrates. book 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.

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; containing an account of the first navigation attempted by Europeans in the Indian Ocean.

Die englische Originalausgabe "The voyage of Nearchus from the Indus to the Euphrates" erschien in London Nearchus aus Amphipolis war der Admiral Alexanders des Großen auf dessen Perserfeldzug.

In Indien wurde er Kommandant der neugebauten Flotte, die den bis dahin wenig bekannten Seeweg vom Indus zum Euphrat erkunden sollte.

Next, Nearchus, the Macedonian officer who accompanied Alexander in B.C., recorded events when Alexander invaded India. Nearchus commanded the fleet in his journey from the mouth of the Indus to the Persian Gulf. The' accounts of his voyage from the Indus to the Euphrates were collected by Arrian, the Greek historian of the second century A.D.

Vol. VIII. Book XVII Ch. (Loeb Classical Library) Read the other posts in this series here. The Headlines Two Islands Discovered: Sacrifices Offered Nearchus Sets Sail for Euphrates Alexander Destroys Tribes New Alexandria Founded. The Story In the summer of B.C. Alexander’s fleet sailed out of the mouth of the Indus River and into.

Nearchus was one of the mentors of Alexander who was also an officer in his army and later became the admiral of Alexander’s fleet. During the invasion of India, he was one of the two commanders of the Shieldbearers, a heavy infantry unit.

He is known for his celebrated voyage from the Indus River to the Persian Gulf following the Indian campaign of Alexander the. A commander under Alexander the Great, Nearchus served as admiral over a fleet that sailed from the coast of the Indian subcontinent to the Euphrates river in distant Mesopotamia.

In so doing, he proved that a sea route between India and the Near East existed, and thus made possible later Greek and Roman trade with India. Empires of the Indus isn't just another white woman travels through exotic Asia travel book. It is painstakingly researched and grounded in historical reality.

One of the largest rivers in the world, the Indus rises in the Tibetan mountains, flows west /5. BRAINLIEST AND TIMED SO PLEASE HURRY!!!. Read the passage from Sugar Changed the World. The year is B.C. Alexander the Great stands at the Indus River in what is now Pakistan.

For a decade he and his Greek soldiers have been battling their way across the known world, defeating even the mighty Persians, rulers of Asia.

Nearchus (Greek: Νέαρχος, Nearchos; c. – BC) was one of the officers, a navarch, in the army of Alexander the 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.

A native of Lato in Crete, his family settled at Amphipolis in Macedonia at some point. For the saint, see Saint Nearchus. Nearchus (Greek: Νέαρχος, Nearchos; c. BC) was one of the officers, a navarch, in the army of Alexander the Great. His celebrated voyage from India to Susa after Alexander s expedition in India is.

Nearchus Discovers a Sea Route from India to the Arabian PeninsulaOverviewIn b.c. the Greek military commander Nearchus undertook a naval expedition from the mouth of the Indus River in what is now Pakistan to that of the Euphrates River in Mesopotamia, or modern Iraq. Source for information on Nearchus Discovers a Sea Route from India to the Arabian.

NEARCHUS, son of Androtimus, one of the most distinguished officers in the army of Alexander the Great, and admiral of his fleet, with which he made an important and interesting voyage of discovery in the Indian was a native of Crete, but settled at Amphipolis in Macedonia, and must have early period of life a person of some consideration, as we find him attached to.

Nearchus ( April), ein Martyrer in Armenien, welcher vielleicht (cf. Febr. III. ) mit dem ctus, den er zum Glauben bekehrt hatte, unter dem Kaiser Valerian um d.J. den Martertod erlitt. Die Martyrgeschichte des hl. Polyeuctus läßt ihn das Blut dieses seines Freundes sammeln und in die sonst unbekannte, vielleicht in Armenien gelegene, Stadt der Kananeoten.

Strabo (xi. p) and Pliny (), among the ancients, have given a general view of the course of the Euphrates, while, as has been observed above, the narrative of the voyage of Nearchus gives the best account of the then state of the embouchure of the river.

Description of Arabia.—Voyage of Nearchus. The common report is, that he heard that the Arabs venerated only two gods, Uranus and Dionysus [1] ; the former because he is visible and contains in himself the heavenly luminaries, especially the sun, from which emanates the greatest and most evident benefit to all things human; and the latter on.

Nearchus' naval blockade of Persian fleets threatening the Aegean Sea was successful in aiding Alexander's conquest of Phoenicia, Egypt and Babylonia. In BC he was relieved of his post and rejoined Alexander in Bactria (northern Afghanistan), bringing with him reinforcements (A ; Cbut does not mention Nearchus himself).

Nearchus or Nearchos was one of the officers, a navarch, in the army of Alexander the is known for his celebrated voyage from the Indus river to the Persian Gulf following the Indian campaign of Alexander the Great, in – BC.

A native of Lato in Crete and son of Androtimus, his family settled at Amphipolis in Macedonia at some point during Philip II's. In BC, Nearchus was made admiral of the fleet that Alexander had built at the Hydaspes (A ; Indica ). However, his trierarchy was a financial responsibility – that is, Nearchus put up the money for the boats (Heckel, p); and there were plenty of other trierarchs in the Indus fleet who were not natural born sailors.

During the voyage some of the ships were damaged. Media in category "Nearchus" The following 6 files are in this category, out of 6 total. Ancient history of the East; () ().jpg 1, × 2,; KBCountry of citizenship: Macedonian kingdom.

In compiling his map he was able to avail himself of the information obtained by the bematists (surveyors who determined distances by pacing) who accompanied Alexander the Great on his campaigns; of the results of the voyage of Nearchus from the Indus to the Euphrates, and of the " Periplus " of Scylax of Caryanda, which described the coast.

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 by William Vincent.

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 By William Vincent, de.

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 BC. Arabian Plans. Nearchus was rewarded well for his adventures with the fleet.

He married the daughter of Barsine and Mentor (Arr ), and received a crown as recognition of his exertions (Arr ). Oh, very good question, I keep some odd books. Firstly, most of the odd books I own are due to my interests in Mythology, Fantasy and Tabletop Role Playing Games. Probably the most unusual book I own is a edition of The Surprising Adventu.

indus Sentence Examples. The tract along the Indus to within 60 or 80 m. Alexandria, Thapsacus on the Euphrates, the Caspian gates, the mouth of the Indus and that of the Ganges.

of the results of the voyage of Nearchus from the Indus to the Euphrates. The Voyage Of Nearchus, From The Indus To The Euphrates. 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 by Vincent, William (Ed) The Voyage Of Nearchus, From The Indus To The Euphrates.

The Anabasis of Alexander/Book V/Chapter V. From Wikisource Others flow towards the south, namely, the Euphrates, Tigres, Indus, Hydaspes, Acesines, Hydraotes, Hyphasis, and all those that lie between these and the river Ganges.

↑ Nearchus left an account of his voyage, which is not now extant. Arrian made use of it in writing the. JĀSK, also written Jāšk (Jasques in English East India Company sources), a small Baluchi port on the Makrān coast with palm gardens. Dean William Vincent is credited (Mockler,p.

) with having been the first to identify Jāsk with the toponym Badis mentioned in Arrian’s account (Indica ) of the voyage of Nearchus (Vincent, ; cf. Wilson,p. During the voyage down the Indus River some of the ships were damaged and Nearchus was directed to stay and man the repairs and then lead the fleet back to Alexander’s location Up until then, there was no mention of Nearchus having knowledge of ships, so it can be concluded that he was appointed this because he was originally from Crete.

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