Nearchus

officer in the Macedonian army under Alexander the Great who, on Alexander`s orders, sailed from the Hydaspes River in western India to the Persian ... [2 related articles]
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Nearchus

Nearchus (nēär'kus) , fl. 324 B.C., Macedonian general, b. Crete; friend of Alexander the Great. In 325 B.C., Alexander, about to leave India, had a fleet built in the Indus to transport part of the army home. Nearchus was put in command. They sailed up the Persian coast and rejoined ...
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Nearchus

Nearchus (Νέαρχος, Nearchos; c. 360 – 300 BC) was one of the officers, a navarch, in the army of Alexander the Great. His celebrated voyage from what is now Pakistan to Susa after Alexander`s expedition in north-western Indian subcontinent is preserved in Arrian`s account, the Indica. A native of Lato in Crete and son of Androtimus, his.....
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