Ora: Indian mountain fort, captured by Alexander the Great, modern Odigram.
As soon as he could, Alexander hurried to this fort, and finally took it. The captured elephants were added to the Macedonian army. The fate of the defenders, people of the tribe of the Assacenians, is not recorded.At the foot of the mountain fort, the ancient market area had been identified. It has been excavated, but the archaeological remains have been reused as decoration of a nearby cemetery.
- Arrian, Anabasis, 4.27-28
- Aurel Stein, On Alexander's Track to the Indus (1929, 2003) 52-57