ISBN 9788170690832,Ancient India As Described In Classical Literature: Being A Collection Of Greek And Latin Texts Relating To India, Extracted From Herodotos, Strabo, Plinius, Aelianus, Kosmas. Bardesanes, Porphyrios, Strobaios, Dion Chrysostom, Dionysios, Philostrat,

Ancient India As Described In Classical Literature: Being A Collection Of Greek And Latin Texts Relating To India, Extracted From Herodotos, Strabo, Plinius, Aelianus, Kosmas. Bardesanes, Porphyrios, Strobaios, Dion Chrysostom, Dionysios, Philostrat,

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ISBN 9788170690832
Publisher

Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 1979
ISBN-13

ISBN 9788170690832

ISBN-10 8170690838
Binding

Hard Back

Number of Pages 248 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

History

This book, Ancient India as Described in Classical Literature by John W. McCrindle, contains the annotated translation of extracts pertaining to India from the works of Herodotos, Strabo, Plinius, Aelianus and others. It is a veritable treasure-house of information on a horde of subjects ranging from animals to the campaigns of Alexander. Everything about that period-a few centuries before and after the Christian era-comes alive in its pages. Contents 1. Herodotos 2. Strabo : India 3. Strabo : Ariana 4. Strabo : Incidental notices of India 5. Pliny 6. Aelian 7. The itinerary of Alexander the Great 8. Kosmas Indikopleustes : Christian topography 9. Extracts treating of the Brahmans 10. Incidental notices of the Brahmans 11. Dionysios : Orbis descriptio 12. Philostratos of Lemnos 13. The Dionysiaka or Bassarika of Nonnos 14. Diodorus Siculus 15. Incidental notices of India in the classics
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