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Ancient India, as described by Megasthenês and Arrian

Megasthenes

Ancient India, as described by Megasthenês and Arrian

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Published by Thacker, Spink in Calcutta .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementbeing a translation of the fragments of the Indika of Megasthenês collected by Dr. Schwanbeck, and of the first part of Indika of Arrian, by J.W. McCrindle ; with introduction, notes, and map of ancient India.
ContributionsSchwanbeck, E. A., McCrindle, John Watson, 1825-1913.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 90/4710 (D)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxi, 223 p.
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2018610M
LC Control Number90953221

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Arrian became life-long friends with Hadrian, who would go on to become Emperor of Rome between AD and AD, which further suggest a bias towards the Romans. Career outside of writing Arrian was not only a historian, he was a also a Roman senator; he . Arrian (Flavius Arrianus) (âr´ēən), fl. 2d cent. AD, Greek historian, philosopher, and general, b. Nicomedia in Bithynia. He was governor of Cappadocia under Emperor Hadrian and in AD repulsed an invasion of the Alans. His chief work is the Anabasis, the prime extant source on Alexander the Great. Source for information on Arrian: The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed. dictionary.

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Indika was a book written by Megasthenes (c. BC BCE), a Greek traveler and geographer who visited India during the third century BCE. This account of India written by Megasthenes from his personal knowledge of the country is justly held to be almost invaluable for the light which it throws upon the obscurity of early Indian history.5/5(1).

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This is a classic work on the ancient /5. Arrian: Anabasis Alexandri: Book VIII (Indica) Tr. Iliff Robson () I. ALL the territory that lies as described by Megasthenês and Arrian book of the river Indus up to the river Cophen is inhabited by Astacenians and Assacenians, Indian tribes.

Internet Archive BookReader Ancient India As Described By Megasthenes And Arrian by Mccrindle, J. Ancient India as described by Megasthenês and Arrian; being a translation of the fragments of the Indika of Megasthenês collected by Dr. Schwanbeck, and of the first part of the Indika of Arrian, Contributor Names Megasthenes.

Created / Published Calcutta, Thacker, Spink, Megasthenes (/ m ɪ ˈ ɡ æ s θ ɪ n iː z / mi-GAS-thi-neez; Ancient Greek: Μεγασθένης, c. – c. BC) was an ancient Greek historian, diplomat and Indian ethnographer and explorer in the Hellenistic described India in his book Indika, which is now lost, but has been partially reconstructed from literary fragments found in later authors.

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of the fragments of the Indika of Megasthenes collected by dr. Schwanbeck and of the 1st part of the Indika of Arrian, by J.W. McCrindle. Ancient India as Described in Classical Literature; Being a Collection of Greek and Latin Texts Relating to India, Extracted from Herodotus and Other boo 4/5(2).

Ancient India as described by Megasthenês and Arrian: being a translation of the fragments of the Indika of Megasthenês collected by Dr. Schwanbeck, and of the first part of the Indika of Arrian / by J. (John Watson) McCrindle [ - ]. With introd., notes, and map of ancient India. -. The author of the Campaigns of Alexander writes during the second century AD, about four hundred years after the fact.

Arrian's full name is Lucius Flavius Arrianus, aka Xenophon, and he comes from a wealthy Greek family. He is a recognized historical authority on the life and times of Alexander the. Read "The invasion of India by Alexander the Great as described by Arrian, Q.

Curtius, Diodoros, Plutarch and Justin;" by M'Crindle, John Watson,Arrian. Anabasis,Curtius Rufus, Quintus. Historia Alexandri Magni,Siculus. Bibliotheca historica Diodorus,Plutarch. Alexander,Marcus Junianus Justinus avai.

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Schwanbeck, John Watson McCrindle, Arrian. The _____ is an ancient hymn that describes the primordial sacrifice of the cosmic man and ascribes a mythical origin to the varna system.

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Indians Righteous Free Never Invaded, Arrian Greek Historian 2 BC History of India handed over and is still being taught is filled with inaccuracies and misinformation.

Rulers of India, The British and Mughals were responsible then. This book is about Alexander's activities until his death. Epilogue - Professor Romn briefly describes the struggle that ensued between Alexander's various generals and others which resulted in the dismemberment of his brief empire into the several Hellenistic kingdoms.

This era is not included in Arrian's book, but is described by Diodorus. From the Jacket: The Book: The present monograph throws much new light on the problems connected with the study of the Arthasastra and the Indica.

Its author Professor S. R. Goyal believes that Vishnugupta Kautilya who wrote the Arthasastra was different from Chanakya, the Prime Minister of Chandragupta Maurya and that Kautilya flourished more than five centuries later than Chanakya.

The Landmark Arrian is an important new edition of The Campaigns of Alexander, the most authoritative ancient account of one of the world s most brilliant military leaders. During twelve years of continuous campaigns, Alexander conquered an empire that stretched from the shores of the Adriatic to the edge of modern s:   *FA HIEN (Chinese) [ A.D A.D.] -Visited India during Chandragupta II "Vikramaditya" -visit to Lumbini, the birth place of Buddha - journey described in his travelogue described as'Record of Buddhist kingdoms' * HIUEN TSANG (Chines.