Armies Of Bactria 700bc-450ad


Armies Of Bactria 700bc-450ad
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This is a two-volume set: volume 1 is the text, and volume 2 contains the illustrations, monochrome line-drawings and colour plates. Bactria [is] a region comprising extensive lands between the mountain system of Hissar, Baisun and Kugitang in the north and the Hindu Kush mountain range in the south and between the upper reaches of the Oxus/Amudarya in the east and its middle stream coast in the district of Kerki in the west The former Bactrian territory consists of two areas, namely that lying in Northern Afghanistan which may be conditionally denominated `Southern Bactria’ and that to the north of the Amudarya, or `Northern Bactria’, which embodies southern regions of Uzbekistan and Tajikistan as well as a south-eastern extremity of Turkmenistan. s