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Ancient India as Described in Classical Literature

By: John McCrindle

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 016856

ISBN: 8121512891

Condition: New


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. Printed Pages: 248. View more info

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Ancient India as Described by Ptolemy: edited with an introduction notes and an additional map by Surendranath Majumdar Sastri

By: John McCrindle

Price: $31.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 022694

ISBN: 8121509459

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Ancient India as Described by Ptolemy is a classic work on the ancient geography of India. The text of the present edition is a facsimile reprint of the original edition published in Bombay in 1855 together with an Introduction and Notes, embodying the latest researches supplementing the commentary of Dr. McCrindle. Dr. McCrindle has time and again pointed out that Ptolemy relied on Indian sources even in his description of other parts of Asia, and an attempt has been made in this work to show that the peoples of Central Asia were known to Sanskrit writers. Printed Pages: 470 with 1 map. View more info

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Ancient India as Described by Megasthenes and Arrian

By: John McCrindle

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 023935

ISBN: 8121509483

Condition: New


Ancient India as described by Megasthenes and Arrian is a classic work on the ancient geography of India. This is an English translation of the fragments of the Indika of Megasthenes collected by Dr.Schwanbeck, and of the first part of the Indika of Arrian. Printed Pages: 240. View more info