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" On the summit of the rock there was, it is also said, plenty of pure water which gushed out from a copious spring. There was timber besides, and as much good arable land as required for its cultivation the labour of a thousand men. "
The Invasion of India by Alexander the Great as Described by Arrian, Q ... - Page 71
by John Watson McCrindle, Quintus Curtius Rufus, Marcus Junianus Justinus - 1893 - 432 pages
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Report of archaeological survey work in the North-West Frontier Province and ...

Sir Aurel Stein - Balochistan (Pakistan) - 1905 - 56 pages
...authorities also assumed the summit of the ' Rock ' to have formed a plateau is clear from his description. On the summit of the Rock there was, it is also said,...for its cultivation the labour of a thousand men." Some topographical indications as to the immediate surroundings of the siege of АОПЮ, rock are...
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Afghan Frontier: Feuding and Fighting in Central Asia

Victoria Schofield - History - 2003 - 383 pages
...according to Arrian, 'on the summit of the rock there was plenty of pure water, which gushed out from the copious spring. There was timber besides, and as much...for its cultivation the labour of a thousand men.' Robin Lane Fox, one of Alexander's many and best biographers, describes Aornos as being 'a site for...
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