Bactra


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Bactra

 

an ancient city in northern Afghanistan, and the capital of Bactria. It is known to have existed from the first millennium B. C.

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Druce, 1872) 205 Calycopis bactra 2 (Hewitson, 1877) 206 Calycopis xeneta 2 c (Hewitson, 1877) 207 Calycopis trebula 1 2 b c (Hewitson, 1868) 208 Calycopis pisis 1 2 b c (Godman & Salvin, 1887) 209 Strymon melinus 1 2 b c (Hubner, [1813]) 210 Strymon rufofusca 1 2 b c (Hewitson, 1877) 211 Strymon albata 2 b c (C.
Dario, hijo de Cambises, fomento la prosperidad economica que conservaron durante mucho tiempo las ciudades de Susa, Bactra y Samarcanda, importantes centros de caravanas.
The fourth important route led through Khotan, Begram and Bactra, touched Merv, Hamadan and Damascus, then moved southward to Gaza and beyond (to Alexandria).
French archaeologists have discovered Greek remains of the antique city of Bactra, capital of the once powerful Greek-Asiatic kingdom of Bactria, at Balkh, northern Afghanistan.