It is situated just to the north of the mountain on the left bank of the Araxes.
The river Araxes was recognized as the frontier of both states.
Agriculture was neglected, and they subsisted entirely upon their cattle and the fish supplied by the Araxes.
On the confusion of the Araxes and Jaxartes in Herodotus, see vol.
The latter city was at the junction of the Araxes and Medus.
He need not put himself to the expense and trouble of building a bridge across the Araxes.
It is watered by the great river Araxes, and by a multitude of rivers beside.
The passage suggested retreat; and Heraclius, retracing his steps, recrossed the Araxes, and wintered in Albania.
During the early part of his reign he conducted military expeditions to the north beyond the river Araxes.
Cereals and hardy fruits grow on the higher ground, whilst rice is cultivated in the hot, well-watered valley of the Araxes.