Sogdiana or Sogdia was the ancient civilization of an Iranian people and a
province of the Achaemenid Empire, eighteenth in the list on the Behistun
Jan 8, 2012 ... Sogdiana (or Sogdia) is a region in Central Asia between the mighty rivers
Iaxartes in the north and Oxus in the south. Its eastern and western ...
Apr 16, 2014 ... It was also hugely influential: Sogdian, the language of Samarkand and its
environs, was the lingua franca along trade routes that led east into ...
Apr 4, 2011 ... Many peoples engaged in trade along the Silk Road including the Syrians, and
Indians however the Sogdians dominated the trade route.
A member of an ancient Iranian people whose homeland was in the area around
Samarkand and who had established settlements throughout Chinese ...
Oct 9, 2015 ... Sogdiana or Sogdia (Tajik: Суғд - Old Persian: Sughuda; Persian: سغد; Chinese:
粟特 - Sùtè) was the ancient civilization of an Iranian people ...
Sogdiana is an historical region of Central Asia currently comprised of Southern
Uzbekistan and Western Tajikistan. Her population was Iranian in culture and ...
In 328 or 327, Alexander captured one of the mountain forts in Sogdia, the
Sogdian Rock or Rock of Ariamazes. The story of the siege is told by the Greek
May 21, 2016 ... The country north of the Oxus, Sogdia, was at times part of this satrapy. The
capital of Bactria was Bactra (Balkh, near modern Mazâr-e Sharîf), ...
In 330 BC Sogdiana becomes part of the Greek empire. In the 320s BC, the
Persians and the Greeks under Alexander place the Amyrgian Sakas beyond ...