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Sogdia

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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 Inscription ...

Sogdiana - Ancient History Encyclopedia

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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 ...

The Lost Empire that Ruled the Silk Road - io9 - Gizmodo

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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 ...

The Sogdians of the Silk Road

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Apr 4, 2011 ... Many peoples engaged in trade along the Silk Road including the Syrians, and Indians however the Sogdians dominated the trade route.

Sogdian - definition of Sogdian by The Free Dictionary

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A member of an ancient Iranian people whose homeland was in the area around Samarkand and who had established settlements throughout Chinese ...

Sogdiana - New World Encyclopedia

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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 ...

Iran Chamber Society: History of Iran: Soghdiana, Iranian Culture in ...

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Sogdiana is an historical region of Central Asia currently comprised of Southern Uzbekistan and Western Tajikistan. Her population was Iranian in culture and ...

Alexander the Great: the capture of the Sogdian rock - Livius

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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 author ...

Bactria - Livius

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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), ...

Kingdoms of Central Asia - Transoxiana / Sogdiana / Khorasan ...

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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 ...

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SOGDIANA iii. HISTORY AND ARCHEOLOGY – Encyclopaedia ...

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Mar 4, 2011 ... SOGDIANA. iii. HISTORY AND ARCHEOLOGY. Sogdiana, an Iranian-speaking region in Central Asia, stretches from the rivers Āmu Daryā in ...

Sogdians in China: A Short History and Some New Discoveries

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he Sogdians were the inhabitants of fertile valleys surrounded by deserts, the most important of which was the Zeravshan valley, in today's Uzbekistan and ...

Sogdia - Iran, the world's first superpower

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For Darius, Sogdia marks the remote northern frontier of his empire - as India marks the east, Kush (Nubia - Sudan) the south and Sardis the west. But looked at ...