The Indica of Megasthenes।Megasthenes’ Indica।Created by PAATH History

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The Indica of Megasthenes।Megasthenes’ Indica।Created by PAATH History


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The Mauryan period saw a steady expansion of trade with the Western world and the exchange of emissaries between Mauryna and Hellenistic kings. After a treaty was made between Chandragupta and Seleucus, he was sent as the latter’s ambassador to the Mauryan court. He wrote Indica which is one of the important sources of the history of contemporary period.
#Indica #Megasthenes #IndicaOfMegasthenes
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00:31 Introduction
01:45 Later writers followed Indica
05:10 Indica
09:38 Conclusion
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Reference: (1) Thapar, Romila, Asoka and the Decline of the Mauryas, Oxford
(2) Singh Upinder (2004), A History of Ancient and Early Medieval India: From the Stone Age to the 12th Century, Pearson: Delhi
(3) Jha, D.N., Early India: A Concise History, Delhi
(4) Chakravarti, Ranabir, Exploring Early India, Delhi: 2013
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Script, Commentary & Music by Gautam Mukhopadhyay
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