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Detail of the Battle of Hydaspes

Detail of the Battle of Hydaspes Famous Historical Events Ancient Places and/or Civilizations Geography Social Studies World History

This map image depicts the Order of Battle between Alexander the Great and his army who fought against Porus and his Indian army at the Hydaspes River (then located in India, now located in Pakistan and known as the Jhelum) in 326 BC. 

A renowned military leader who employed elephants in battle, Porus lost to Alexander.


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