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Polytimetus
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(Πολυτίμητος/Polytímētos). River in Sogdiana; modern Zeravshan in Uzbekistan, rising in the Alay and either petering  out c. 640 km in the Kyzylkum (desert) or flowing into the Oxus (Araxes [2]) (Aristob. FGrH 139 F 28a; Arr. Anab. 4,5,6; 4,6,7; Ptol. 6,14,2; Curt. 7,10,1-3).

Bibliography

H. Treidler, s. v. Polytimetos, RE 21,2, 1836-1838.

Cite this page
Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart), “Polytimetus”, in: 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 05 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1002530>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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