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  • Here stood the palace of Syennesis, the king of the country; and through the middle of the city flows a river called the Cydnus, two hundred feet broad.

    Anabasis

  • Here stood the palace of Syennesis, the king of the country; and through the middle of the city flows a river called the Cydnus, two hundred feet broad.

    Anabasis

  • Here was the palace of Syennesis, the king of the Cilicians; and through the midst of the city runs a river, called the Cydnus, the breadth of which is two plethra.

    The First Four Books of Xenophon's Anabasis

  • The chief engineer of the 'Cydnus' wants an assistant.

    Jack 1877

  • The king was so hot that the first thing he did when he arrived in town was strip off his clothes in full view of the army and plunge naked into the Cydnus River.

    Alexander the Great

  • He may have suffered from malaria for years, at least since his collapse in the Cydnus River at Tarsus just before the battle of Issus.

    Alexander the Great

  • He may have suffered from malaria for years, at least since his collapse in the Cydnus River at Tarsus just before the battle of Issus.

    Alexander the Great

  • The king must have known that the Cydnus was famed for its healing properties, especially for swollen muscles and gout.

    Alexander the Great

  • The king must have known that the Cydnus was famed for its healing properties, especially for swollen muscles and gout.

    Alexander the Great

  • He pushed his advance force at full speed down the valley of the Cydnus River to Tarsus and was at the gates of the city just in time to see Arsames running for his life toward Persia.

    Alexander the Great

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