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Headword: Ὑδάσπης
Adler number: upsilon,37
Translated headword: Hydaspes
Vetting Status: high
Name of a river.
Greek Original:
Ὑδάσπης: ὄνομα ποταμοῦ.
In the Punjab (India); the present-day Jhelum; Barrington Atlas Map 6 grid C3.
Best known for being the site of the battle of 326 BCE in which Alexander the Great defeated the rajah Poros (pi 2180).
Same entry in some other lexica, including (according to Adler) the Ambrosian Lexicon.
OCD(4) p.714.
Keywords: definition; geography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 9 May 2001@03:40:37.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (Set status) on 9 May 2001@13:41:30.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 13 June 2004@10:41:55.
David Whitehead (another note; raised status) on 2 February 2011@05:44:33.
David Whitehead on 5 August 2014@06:23:55.
David Whitehead on 29 May 2016@10:14:46.


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