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Indo-Greeks.

Awadh K. Narain

Indo-Greeks.

by Awadh K. Narain

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

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

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 201 p.
    Number of Pages201
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16540703M

    About the Book: In this monograph the writer had tired to show how the Greek jewellery motifs were imported into India which have been discovered in the jewellery found in Taxila and other border towns where Alexander had allowed his soldiers to settle down. Among these soldiers were goldsmiths who just manufactured jewellery on Greek patterns but later influenced by Indian motifs began to. In this compact yet comprehensive history of ancient Greece, Thomas R. Martin brings alive Greek civilization from its Stone Age roots to the fourth century B.C. Focusing on the development of the Greek city-state and the society, culture, and architecture of Athens in its Golden Age, Martin integrates political, military, social, and cultural history in a book that will a4/5(99).

    An exploration of how the Greeks reacted to and interacted with India from the third to first centuries BCE When 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/5(3). Home Top menu Table of Contents Previous: Chapter 8 Next: Chapter Page Chapter 9 – The Indo-Greek and Indo-Parthian Dynasties B.C. to 50 A.D. The story of the native dynasties in the interior must now be interrupted to admit a brief review of the fortunes of the various foreign rulers who established themselves in the Indian territories once conquered by Alexander, after the sun.

    Indo-Greek and Indo-Scythian Coinage, Volume 3 The Decline of Indo-Greeks by Mitchiner, Michael, and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The Indo-Greek Kingdom was a part of the Greek ruled in parts of northwest and northern Indian subcontinent (present-day Pakistan) from BCE to around 10 CE, and was ruled by a succession of more than thirty Hellenic kings.. Images for kids.


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The Greek Experience of India: From Alexander to the Indo-Greeks Hardcover – February 5, by Richard Stoneman (Author) out of 5 stars 7 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — — Hardcover "Please retry" $/4(1).

But you can move forward from Tarn To A.K Narain's The Indo Indo-Greeks. book Revised and Supplimented, Narain's book is his Indo-Greeks. book dissertation, another turgid almost point by point critique of Tarn using more Indian literary sources, a copy of an accesable chapter from The Cambridge Anchient History, his book on coins (reprinted by Ares back in the Reviews: 3.

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 present day Pakistan.

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. Indo-Greeks are these groups of these Bactrian Greeks that ruled over north-western India between the 2nd century BCE and early 1st century CE. NCERT notes on Indo-Greek rule are important for the IAS Exam.

These notes will also be useful for other competitive exams like banking PO, SSC, state civil service exam, and so on. Indo-Greeks. The Indo-Greek Kingdom was spread across from the north and north-west part of the Indian subcontinent.

The Greeks of Bactria were formerly satraps or subordinate rulers in the Seleucid Empire of West Asia. The Seleucid Empire in turn was founded by Seleucus Nicator who was one of the four Generals under Alexander the Great.

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. 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 important. 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.

This book represents a continuation and an extension of Stoneman’s previous researches into the Greek experience of India. It aims to recover the observations of Alexander’s studious companions and ‘to test them against what we can know from an Indian point of view, as well as to identify the patterns in the curtains that prevented them.

The history of the Indo-Greeks from their declaration of independence to their conquest by the Indo-Scythians. 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 this invasion.

By the start of 2nd century BC, Indo. 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 look at the history of the former area of the. The Indo-Greeks took high sounding title e like divine kings, sons of gods, etc. and maintained the myth of Empire. Even before Indo-Greek rulers established themselves in India the services of the Greeks were utilized.

Ashoka appointed a Greek as very viceroy of his province. And after the Indo-Greek period, a Greek, during the period of. Book from the Archaeological Survey of India Central Archaeological Library, New Delhi. Book Number: Book Title: Indo-Greeks Book Author: Narain, A.K.

Book Language: English. Disclaimer: Indo Greeks is a comprehensive, page treatise on the eponymous topic and supplemented and republished in by A.K. Narain. “The Coin Types of the Indo-Greek Kings” is a 58 page listing of coins and hierarchies, with little if no discussion (14 pages not by Narain but by Co-Author H.K.

Deb), published in   The first Indo-Greek kingdom appeared circa BCE may when the Greco-Bactrian king or (general for his father) Demetrios was busy in India, when his Indian possessions were divided between several kings, probably firstly in order to better govern them but then due to civil term “Indo-Greek” is generally used because these kingdoms were almost always separated from Bactria.

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(2).

[The Greek Experience of India is an] intriguing and valuable book."—James Romm, New York Review of Books “This valuable and significant book reexamines the Greeks’ experience and perceptions of India in the years from the conquests of Alexander the Great to those of Menander.

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 Macedonian Empire.

Buy The Indo-Greeks Revisited and Supplemented by Narain, A.K. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 3.

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. The principal problem that occurs in the study of Greco-Bactrian and Indo-Greek kingdoms is the number of their kings.

More than 32 kings in not really more than years, is hard to imagine. In his book, Widemann takes the idea, which is also found implicitly in Mitchiner, that some Bactrian kings could have been co-opted.