Day: July 10, 2016

What is the importance of Megasthenes in the Greek short book “Indika”?

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This is a very poorly phrased question, Anon; hard to tell what you’re after. Wikipedia: Megasthenes Megasthenes (/mᵻˈɡæsθᵻniːz/ mi-gas-thi-neez; Ancient Greek: Μεγασθένης, c. 350 – c. 290 BC) was a Greek ethnographer and explorer in the Hellenistic period, author of the work Indika. He was born in Asia Minor (modern-day Turkey) and became an ambassador […]