Ashurbanabal proceeds to Arbela for the purpose of worshipping her during this sacred period.
Temples are erected to her in the city of Ashur, in Nineveh and Arbela.
In the battle at Arbela they were among the bravest: Arrian, "Anab."
For did Alexander, think you, (or indeed could he possibly) forget the fight at Arbela?
Arbela was probably the city, and Gaugamela the temple; both sacred to the same Deity, under different names.
He found such a field in an extensive plain at Guagamela, not far from the city of Arbela.
Still more distant, and still more indistinct, was a solitary hill overlooking the ancient city of Arbela.
Darius had gone through and escaped when Alexander arrived at Arbela, but the city and the treasures fell into Alexander's hands.
The following is an extract from one of the best of these battle-pieces, the description of the battle of Arbela.
The number and quality of the troops collected at Arbela attests at once the zeal and success of his endeavors.