Cappadocia

Monti, Giustina (2021) Cappadocia. In: The Herodotus Encyclopedia. Wiley, p. 272. ISBN 9781118689646

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At Herodotus’ time, Cappadocia comprised the territories between the Taurus Mountains and the Euxine (Black) Sea coast, from the mouth of the Halys River (1.72) east to Colchis and Armenia. Cappadocia appears as a satrapy in the Persian records, belonging to the third tax district (3.90.2). The Royal Road ran through it (5.52), and Cappadocians served in Xerxes’ invasion force of 480 B.C.E. (7.72).

Keywords:Cappadocia, Old Persians, Satrapies, Herodotus
Subjects:V Historical and Philosophical studies > V110 Ancient History
Q Linguistics, Classics and related subjects > Q800 Classical studies
Divisions:College of Arts > School of History & Heritage > School of History & Heritage (History)
ID Code:45146
Deposited On:09 Jun 2021 09:10

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