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Jhelum River

Jhelum River Ancient Places and/or Civilizations World History Geography

Alexander the Great fought a famous battle at the Hydaspes River.  Among other things, the battle became well-known because the Macedonians encountered war elephants.  They were supporting King Porus, who lost the battle.

Today, the Hydaspes is known as the Jhelum River and is located in modern-day Pakistan.


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