But we are assured by this writer, that it was decided at Gaugamela.
Gaugamela is situated in one of the wide plains that lie between the Tigris and the mountains of Kurdistan.
Arbela was probably the city, and Gaugamela the temple; both sacred to the same Deity, under different names.
The decisive battle with Darius was fought at Gaugamela, not at Arbela, as most writers tell us.
In the battle of Gaugamela (1st of October 331) he commanded the troops of his satrapy.
Gaugamela is situate in one of the wide plains that lie between the Tigris and the mountains of Kurdistan.
The great battle, of which we have been speaking, was confessedly fought at Gaugamela.