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Myriandrus (or Myriandros) was an ancient Phoenician town and seaport located near the modern city of İskenderun, Turkey.

In 333 BC Alexander the Great intended to lay an ambush at Myriandrus of Darius III of Persia but in the end the battle took place near Issus.[1][2]

References

  1. ^ "ALEXANDER ADVANCES TO MYRIANDRUS – DARIUS MARCHES AGAINST HIM", Alexander Sources
  2. ^ "Cambysopolis", Catholic Encyclopedia

Coordinates: 36°35′N 36°10′E / 36.583°N 36.167°E / 36.583; 36.167


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