American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- An ancient city of Media southeast of modern Tehran in north-central Iran. One of the greatest cities of ancient times, it was traditionally founded in 3000 B.C. and flourished until the Middle Ages. The city was finally destroyed by Tartars in the 12th century A.D.
“They reached Rhagae in only eleven days and at last saw the towering Elburz Mountains rising before them.”
“The Persian leader had sent ahead his harem and supply wagons to a pass called the Caspian Gates in the mountains east of Rhagae Tehran leading to Bactria.”
“The highland area was urbanized very late; the Median cities of Ecbatana (Hamadan) and Rhagae and the Persian Persepolis and Parsargadae were built only in the first millennium.”
“Gaumata is so like your brother Bartja, that in the school for priests at Rhagae, where he still is, he was always called”
“Rhagae and Sinope for the maintenance of his new household, and to his young wife, all the duties levied from her native town Phocaea, as pin - money.”
“I have hired three men to give him a cool bath in the Euphrates, before he gets back to Rhagae.”
“He agreed to everything, returned to Rhagae at my wish, and did not come to Babylon again until yesterday, when he arrived secretly at my house, where I concealed him.”
“Rhagae and Sinope for the maintenance of his new household, and to his young wife, all the duties levied from her native town Phocaea, as pin-money.”
“Alexander, with his main body, then pursued Darius through Media by forced marches and reached Rhagae, a distance of three hundred miles from Ecbatana, in eleven days.”
“Rhagae he heard that Darius had already passed the defile called the”
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