The jaxartes was now the northern boundary of the Macedonian monarchy, as it had hitherto 329.
In 1847 the Russians founded a fort at the mouth of the jaxartes or Syr-darya.
After a bloody struggle the Turanians are compelled to retire, first beyond the Oxus, and then beyond the jaxartes.
On the confusion of the Araxes and jaxartes in Herodotus, see vol.
Tīmūr died soon after crossing the jaxartes, on the 1st of April, 1406, and China was saved from this dreadful scourge.
The valleys of the Oxus and jaxartes are very fertile, but the rest of the extensive province is almost a desert.
He was engaged victoriously in several combats with the Russians, who were pressing on from the jaxartes.
The real line of operations is rather to be sought along the left bank of the jaxartes.
So Cyrus crossed the jaxartes, and pitched his camp when he had advanced some distance into the country of the enemy.