The natural features of Persis are described very exactly by Nearchus, the admiral of Alexander the Great (preserved by Arrian Indic. 40 and Strabo xv.
For these several political units see the separate articles; a general view, however, is here given of the government, economic conditions, &c., of the Dutch possessions, which the Dutch call Nederlandsch-Indic. Netherlands India Administration.-The Dutch possessions in Asia lie between 6° N.
Van der Lith, Nederlands-Indic (Leiden, 1893-1894).
Indic.) is closely parallel to the inflection of the same person in Sanskrit and of quite unique linguistic interest.
Aorist indic.) "placed" or "offered"; and forms corresponding to the article (ta- = Greek rò) seem also reasonably probable.