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To: SandRat

Iskandariyah is also the Arabic name for Alexandria.


4 posted on 03/19/2008 4:58:16 PM PDT by wideminded
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To: wideminded

Both words share a common root; you might be aware that Iskender/Sikander is the Turkic/Arabic name for Alexander.


6 posted on 03/19/2008 5:02:25 PM PDT by indcons (Please FREEPMAIL indcons if you want on or off the "Military History (MilHist)" ping list.)
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