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Indo-Greeks

A. K. Narain

Indo-Greeks

by A. K. Narain

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bactria,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Greeks -- India,
    • Numismatics -- India,
    • Bactria -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby A. K. Narain.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS451 .N28 1962
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 201 p.
      Number of Pages201
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1367M
      LC Control Numbersa 65002373
      OCLC/WorldCa1096438

      The sources used to reconstruct the history of the Indo-Greeks are few and disparate, leading to much uncertainty about the precise state of the Indo-Greek kingdom and its chronology. Sources related to the Indo-Greeks can be classified into various categories: ancient literary sources from both the West and the Indian world, archaeological sources from the general area of . At the time it was not as easy to simply travel back to Macedonia, Greece. They were gradually absorbed into the local population. Their descendants are now Afghani, Pakistani and Indians, unaware of their Greek origins. This was also the fate of.

      The Indo-Greeks practiced numerous religions during the time they ruled in northwestern India from the 2nd century BCE to the beginning of the 1st century CE. In addition to the worship of the Classical pantheon of the Greek deities found on their coins (Zeus, Herakles, Athena, Apollo), the Indo-Greeks were involved with local faiths, particularly with Buddhism, but also with . An exploration of how the Greeks reacted to and interacted with India from the third to first centuries BCEWhen the Greeks and Macedonians in Alexander’s army reached India in BCE, they entered a new and strange world. They knew a few legends and travelers’ tales, but their categories of thought were inadequate to encompass what they witnessed.

      The Indo-Greeks by A.K. Narain starting at $ The Indo-Greeks has 0 available edition to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. The Indo-Greek Kingdom or Graeco-Indian Kingdom [1] covered various parts of the northwest regions of the Indian subcontinent during the last two centuries BC, and was ruled by more than 30 Hellenistic kings, [2] often in conflict with each other.. The kingdom was founded when the Graeco-Bactrian king Demetrius invaded India early in the 2nd century BC. Pushed by the Capital: Alexandria in the Caucasus, .


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The Greek Experience of India is the best book ever written on ancient Greek relations with India, and ought to be required reading for global historians of any era."Peter Thonemann, Indo-Greeks book Literary Supplement "[Stoneman has] such a direct narrative skill that the casual reader will hardly realise this is a solid scholarly thesis.4/4(1).

The Greek Experience of India is the best book ever written on ancient Greek relations with India, and ought to be required reading for global historians of any era."Peter Thonemann, Times Literary Supplement "[Stoneman has] such a direct narrative skill that the casual reader will hardly realise this is a solid scholarly thesis.

This is an /5(4). It will be difficult for anything to be written on the Indo-Greeks now or in future without a thorough reading of Sir William's book, and students must forever be thankful to him for the service he has done to both classical and Oriental learning by his scholarly work.

Though my own interpretation of the evidence does not permit me. [The Greek Experience of India is an] intriguing and valuable book."—James Romm, New York Review of Books “This valuable and significant Indo-Greeks book reexamines the Greeks’ experience and perceptions of India in the years from the conquests of Alexander the Great to those of Menander.

Book from the Archaeological Survey of India Central Archaeological Library, New Delhi. Book Number: Book Title: Indo-Greeks. The Indo- Greeks were forced to attack India after losing to the Scythian tribes.

The Mauryan kings who succeeded Ashoka were too weak to stop. Book Summary of The Indo-Greeks This is the fourth printing of The Indo?Greeks (the first three were published inand ).

This revisit of the original text is supplemented by later contributions made by the author/5(3). However, the book Indo-Greeks () by Indian historian and numismatist A K Narain throws some very interesting light on the subject.

Much of what we know of the Indo-Greek rulers is only through their coins, and that is what makes Narain’s work so : Akshay Chavan. The Indo-Greeks. Narain. Clarendon Press, - Bactria - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. THE RISE AND GROWTH OF GRECO. THE EXTENSION OF GRECOBACTRIAN. THE CLIMAX OF INDOGREEK POWER.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Narain, A.K. Indo-Greeks. Oxford, Clarendon Press [] (OCoLC) Online version. Get this from a library. The Greek experience of India: from Alexander to the Indo-Greeks. [Richard Stoneman] -- An exploration of how the Greeks reacted to and interacted with India from the third to first centuries BCE0When the Greeks and Macedonians in Alexander's army reached India in BCE, they entered.

The Greek Experience of India book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. An exploration of how the Greeks reacted to and interacted w 4/5(1).

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Greeks settled in Ancient India and Pakistan (which was only partitioned from India in ) in the area at least 2, years ago. One great Greek settlement was Bactria, Central Asia, where the Buddha was raised and lived as the Saka/Scythian Prince Siddhartha Gautama for the first 29 years of his 's look at the history of the former area of Alexander the Great, the Author: Wisdom Quarterly.

^ "These Indo-Greeks were called Yavanas in ancient Indian literature" p.9 + note 1 "The term had a precise meaning until well into the Christian era, when gradually its original meaning was lost and, like the word Mleccha, it degenerated into a general term for a foreigner" p, Narain "The Indo-Greeks".

The Greek Experience of India: From Alexander to the Indo-Greeks (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. The Greek Experience of India: From Alexander to the Indo-Greeks.

Author. Stoneman, Richard. Publisher. Princeton University Press. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping. The Battle of the Hydaspes, in what is now Punjab, between the troops of Alexander the Great and the Indian king Porus, BC; illustration from the Faits du Grand Alexandre, circa “They Came, They Saw, but India Conquered,” wrote the historian A.K.

Narain incharacterizing the effects of the Greek penetration into “India” (the ancient. "Drawing on a vast array of research, [Stoneman] has compiled a magisterial overview of 'the Indo-Greek era', beginning with Alexander’s crossing of the Hindu Kush mountain range in BC and ending with the severing of contact about three centuries later.

[The Greek Experience of India is an] intriguing and valuable book."Brand: Princeton University Press. Hello all Basically I have a school project that I need to get done to graduate in two weeks but to make a terrible story short I need info on the Indo-Greeks. Anything from their overall culture, language, military, anything that could possibly help would be amazing.

What happened to the Greek settlers in ancient India and Pakistan that have been around the area for at least 2, years. Today, we're going to. This is a brief video based on a PowerPoint presentation I did for my university's Fourth Annual Classics Conference (I added in some more interesting transi.Cyrus the Great ( BCE) built the first universal empire, stretching from Greece to the Indus River.

This was the famous Achaemenid Dynasty of inscription at Naqsh-i-Rustam, the tomb of his able successor Darius I ( BCE), near Persepolis, records Gadara along with Hindush (Hindus, Sindh) in the long list of satrapies of the Persian Empire.English: The Indo-Greeks is a term applied to a number of Greek monarchies to the East of (and spawned by) the kingdom of Bactria.

For coins issued by the kingdom of Bactria, see Category:Coins of the Greco-Bactrian kingdom of Bactria ceased to exist around BC. The territories of the Indo-Greeks later (1st century BC) passed into the hands of the .