Describes, among other birds, the Aras and Parrots of the island of Martinique.
In the tract between the Kur and Aras, on the other hand, there is no sign of the early existence of any formidable power.
They have feathered cheeks like Parakeets, and their size is intermediate between them and the Aras.
In the valley of the Aras, and in the western and southern districts, the climate is more moderate.
Elsewhere the country has the character of a plateau, 7000 to 8000 ft. high, deeply trenched by tributaries of the Aras.
In Lucretius v. 1202, "Aras sanguine multo spargere quadrupedum," the context shows that the ritual alluded to is not old Roman.
This is the river now generally called the Aras, which flows into the Caspian on the south-west side.
The southern boundary of Caucasia is in part coincident with the river Aras (Araxes), in part purely conventional and political.
The length of the Aras, including only main windings, is 500 miles.