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Graeco-Bactria | Graeco-Bactria | India, trade with | Mauryas
(Βαρύγαζα ἐμπόριον; Barýgaza empórion, Ptol. 7,1,62 and Steph. Byz.), harbour town at the Gulf of Cambay in Gujarat, Old and Middle Indian: Bharukaccha, modern Broach. Peripl. m. rubr. 43-49 provides an extensive report on route and commerce; a coin find confirms his statements on the validity of Indo-Greek coins . B. was the port of Ozene, and its trade links extended to Gandhāra and Bactria. Probably identical with Βαργόση (Bargόsē) in Str. 15,1,73.
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Karttunen, Klaus (Helsinki),
Brill’s New Pauly
, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry.
Consulted online on 26 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e212980>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510