|Title of host publication||The encyclopedia of ancient history|
|Editors||Roger S. Bagnall, Kai Brodersen, Craige B. Champion, Andrew Erskine|
|Number of pages||2|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|
Rivers were regarded as wonders for poets to recall (Polybius 2.16), and were a focus for historians from Herodotus (2.10) onwards. Literature from antiquity presents rivers as both dividing and connecting geographical features, for example, the Euphrates.
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