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Megasthenes

Megasthenes Greek ambassador of Seleucus Nikator who came to reside at the court of Candragupta Maurya in 303 bce.

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Megasthenes: Indika
Megasthenes: Indika. Project South Asia editor's note: We have removed the footnotes that appeared in J. W..
Megasthenes: Description of Pataliputra (late 3rd century
Megasthenes: Description of Pataliputra (late 3rd century. BCE).
MIKHAIL D. BUKHARIN
Lassen, Ch., Bemerkungen ├╝ber dieselbe Stelle des Megasthenes, in ZKM. Bd Mc'Crindle, J.
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Megasthenes, a Greek writer who lived at the court of .. of Indian philosophers given by Megasthenes as cited by Strabo in his Geography.
Klaus Karttunen, India and the Hellenistic World
quotes the pertinent locus in Arrianus in which it is said that Megasthenes of India) (Megasthenes en de Indische maatschappij, Amsterdam, 1930, p. 4).

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Palani excavation triggers fresh debate
Megasthenes, the Greek Ambassador to the court of Chandragupta Maurya, Emperor Asoka's grandfather, had stated that the people of Chandragupta Maurya's kingdom did not know how to write and that they depended on memory.

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Megasthenes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Megasthenes was a Greek ethnographer in the Hellenistic period, author of the work Indica.
Megasthenes: Indika
FRAGMENT I. OR AN EPITOME OF MEGASTHENES. (Diod.
Controversies in History: Did Megasthenes Meet Chandragupta
Jul 10, 2009 Megasthenes was the Greek ambassador sent by Seleucus Nicator in c. 302 B.C.
Megasthenes
Update 19.07.2011.
MEGASTHENES
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