Alexandria on the Indus
Alexandria on the Indus (Greek: Ἀλεξάνδρεια η εν Ἰνδός, likely modern Uch, Pakistan) was a city founded by Alexander the Great at the junction of the Indus and the Acesines river. Arrian tells us that colonists, mainly Thracian veterans and natives, were settled there.
- "He (Alexander) ordered him (Philip) to found a city there, just at the meeting of the two rivers, as he expected it would be great and famous in the world, and dockyards to be built." Arrian, Anabasis of Alexander, VI.15.3
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