| Share


Ariana or Aryana (both: ârēāˈnə, –ăˈnə) [key], general name for the eastern provinces of the ancient Persian Empire. It was used to mean the regions S of the Oxus (modern Amu Darya) River; the regions to the north were called Transoxiana (see Sogdiana). Ariana is included in present E Iran, N and E Afghanistan, and India NE of the Indus River.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on Ariana from Infoplease:

  • Current Government Officials: Peru - World > Heads of State Info Peru Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments Date ...
  • Miriam - Starring Ariana Savalas, Eric Axen, Benjamin Maccabee, Ashlyn Dixon, Joshua Arden
  • The Invisible War - Starring Kori Cioca, Jessica Hinves, Ariana Klay, Trina McDonald, Elle Helmer
  • Afghanistan: Land and People - Land and People The great mass of the country is steep-sloped with mountains, the ranges fanning ...
  • Amanda - Starring Ariana Dubynin, Randy Ryan, Amy Esacove, Doug Johnson, Faith Marie

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Ancient History, Middle East

Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring