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  India   - a country in southern Asia
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  + Indian , Indians , Indica
324/6 Calanus, an Indian sage accompanying Alexander, commits suicide.
317/23 heir armies: the wife of the Indian general Ceteus is burnt on his
317/27 Sandracottus frees India from Macedonian control.
304/15 Fighting between Seleucus and the Indian king Sandracottus.
297/2 voyage of Euhemerus in the Indian Ocean, in which he discovers the
297/13 Sandracottus conquers most of India.
297/14 Megasthenes stays in India as Seleucus' ambassador to Sandracottus.
281/30 Seleucus unsuccessfully attempts to transplant Indian perfume trees.
281/32 explorations of Demodamas, along the river Jaxartes and in India.
267/4 figs, and a sophist from the Indian king "Amitrochates" ( Bindusara
258/18 bilingual inscription of the Indian emperor Asoka at Kand
246/25 eus sends Dionysius as ambassador to the court of the king of India.
246/33 Antiochus encourages exploration of the Indian Ocean.
206/16 Antiochus reaches India.
190/32 Menander, the future Greek king of India, in a town called Kalasi.
169/13 Demetrius of Bactria conquers part of India.
147/9 large areas of Media and the East, as far as the borders of India.
130/26 The widespread conquests of Menander in India.
130/28 The cities of India honour Menander after his death.
116/4 The first voyage of Eudoxus, sailing from Egypt to India.
63/68 Pompeius investigates the trade routes to India.
62/37 Metellus Celer meets some Indian traders in Gaul.
Arrianus,- ARRIANUS, Indica
    Within translations:
1Macc_6   from there, and also its Indian driver. 38 The rest of
1Macc_8   provinces, the country of India and Media and Lydia.
Aelian:NA_2.11   learn among elephants in India or in Ethiopia or in Libya,
Aelian:NA_2.34   pute, then let this story from India carry conviction. Wha
Aelian:NA_3.3   domestic pig exists in India, and he says somewhere that
Aelian:NA_3.4   [4] & The ants of India which guard the gold will not cro
Aelian:NA_3.34   orn was brought from the Indians to Ptolemy II, and it hel
Aelian:NA_3.41   the young. [41] & India produces horses with one horn,
Aelian:NA_3.46   above. [46] & An Indian trainer finding a young white
Aelian:NA_4.19   & The Hounds of India are, reckoned as wild animals;
Aelian:NA_4.21   21] & There is in India a wild beast, powerful, daring,
Aelian:NA_4.32   the flocks that belong to the Indians. I have heard that
Aelian:NA_4.36   istorians say that India is rich in drugs and remarkably
Aelian:NA_4.41   the very smallest of those in India. They build their nes
Aelian:NA_4.46   [46] & (i). In India are born insects* about the siz
Aelian:NA_4.52   I have learned that in India are born Wild asses as big
Aelian:NA_4.24-27 *   ealth. [24] & The Indians have difficulty in capturing
Aelian:NA_5.3   seal and bring to the Indian King; no one else is permi
Aelian:NA_5.21   sight of these birds in India, and in his admiration of
Aelian:NA_5.51   speaks one language, the Indian another; the Ethiopian has
Aelian:NA_5.55   rvants. [55] & In India elephants, when compelled by the
Aelian:NA_6.21   ther source. [21] & In India, I am told, the elephant
Aelian:NA_7.37   Porus the King of the Indians had received many wounds
Aelian:NA_8.1   arr; Book 7 [1] & Indian histories teach us the following
Aelian:NA_8.7   small fish occurs in the Indian Ocean, and that when alive
Aelian:NA_8.15   culty. There is in India a tract of land called Phalacra
Aelian:NA_9.58   ells of an elephant from India which belonged to Seleucus
Aelian:NA_11.14   nth before, speaking the Indian language, which elephants
Aelian:NA_11.15   This happened in India, but the deed travelled from the
Aelian:NA_11.25   ood the language spoken by the Indians. [26] & It seems
Aelian:NA_11.33   nted with a peacock from India, the largest and most magni
Aelian:NA_12.32   32] & The land of India bears a great number and variety
Aelian:NA_12.41   the Ganges, the river of India, is 20 fathoms deep and 80
Aelian:NA_12.44   44] & These two accounts from India and Libya show a diff
Aelian:NA_13.18   the royal residences in India where the greatest of the
Aelian:NA_13.22   [22] & When the Indian King sets forth to administer
Aelian:NA_13.25   above. [25] & The Indians value horses and elephants as
Aelian:NA_13.7-9 *   & The people of India heal the wounds of elephants whic
Aelian:NA_14.13   [13] & ...* The Indian King by way of dessert eats the
Aelian:NA_15.7   During the springtime in India it rains liquid honey, and
Aelian:NA_15.8   Pearl-oyster of India (I have spoken earlier on of the
Aelian:NA_15.14   & The people of India bring to their king tigers that
Aelian:NA_15.15   terers. [15] & In India the Great King on one day in ever
Aelian:NA_15.21   nder threw some parts of India into a commotion and took
Aelian:NA_15.24   ish. [24] & The Indians devote much attention to fast-r
Aelian:NA_16.2-16 *   I learn that in India there are parrots, and I have als
Aelian:NA_16.20-22 *   In certain regions of India (I mean in the very heart
Aelian:NA_16.31-41 *   tesias in his account of India asserts that the people cal
Aelian:NA_17.2   eitarchus in his work on India says that there are snakes
Aelian:NA_17.6   inconsiderable part of India) there are sea-monsters hal
Aelian:NA_17.29   [29] & When the Indian King goes to battle against his
Aelian:NA_17.33   Caspian, or rather an Indian, bird, for its generic typ
Aelian:NA_17.39   rasii (this is a part of India) there are monkeys as large
Aelian:NA_17.40   re. ** [40] & In India there is, a region that lies abou
Aelian:NA_17.22-26 *   He says that in India there occurs a bird with strongly
AnthPal_9.544   Tryphon coaxed me, the Indian beryl, to be Galene, the
Arrian:Fr_9   the son of Agenor the part of India bordering on Parapami
Athen_1.18   ocottus, the king of the Indians, sent to Seleucus; which
Athen_4.153   the second book of his Indian History, says - "Among the
Athen_5.200   urn of Dionysus from the Indians was represented, there
Athen_5.201   on which sat women from India and other countries, dresse
Athen_5.205   the columns were all made of Indian stone. And near to
Athen_10.438   saying that he turned to Indian revellings and drunkenness
Athen_12.538   to it; and also some of the Indian tribes did so. And
Athen_12.539   pes made of emeralds and Indian carbuncles, and all sorts
Athen_13.606   the wife of the king of India, when dying, entrusted her
Athen_14.631   portray Dionysus and the Indians, and the story of Pentheu
Athen_14.652   ochates, the king of the Indians, wrote to Antiochus, entr
Crinag_6.261   sk, just like silver, of Indian workmanship [6.345] & {
Diod_33.18   before him, as far as to India, where Porus reigned former
Ennius:Ann_513   earlier [than Vergilius] of Indians. [514-15] PRISCIANU
Euseb]:Chron_49   the fourth book of his Indian History, in which he tries
Euseb]:Chron_55   of Asia, except for the Indians; [p57] and she died in
Euseb]:Chron_59   ion into the land of the Indians, how she was defeated and
Euseb]:Chron_63   itants of Asia, except for the Indians. It can be shown
ExcBarb_33A   ians and Porus the king of the Indians. He conquered all
ExcBarb_33B   Caspian Gates He gave India around the river Hydaspes
ExcBarb_34A   rule over the part of India which extends beyond the
Festus:Brev_19   first received a legation of Indians. [20] Nero, the vil
Festus:Brev_20   nder, even reached the ends of India. He established a fle
Hieron:Chron_1690   . [1690] Alexander's war in India against Porus and Tax
Hieron:Chron_1991   [not in Ar.] The Indians sent envoys to Augustus to ask
Julian:Caes_324   conquered not only Persia but India too. After that do
Julian:Caes_331   when you were wounded in India, and Peucestes lay near you
Just_1.2   she even made war upon India, into which no prince, exce
Just_12.7   then marched into India, that he might have his empire
Just_12.8   was one of the kings of India, named Porus, equally disti
Just_12.10   his friends as governor of the Indians on the coast. As
Just_13.4   ia, and the countries of India, the present governors were
Just_13.5   nder, on his return from India, had written certain letter
Just_15.4   made an expedition into India, which, after the death of
Just_28.2   nquered the Persians and Indians, and when all trembled
Just_30.4   Persians, Bactrians, and Indians, and all Asia to the utmo
Just_41.6   rancae, the Arei and the Indians, they were at last overco
Lucian:Macr_4   so-called Brahmins in India, men scrupulously attentive
Malal_194   uered all the regions of India and their kingdoms; and he
NicDam_130.95   lms of the Parthians and Indians, so that, with them also
OGIS_54   (c. 246)   ese countries and of Indian elephants,and having ma
OGIS_186   (62)   and strategos of the Indian and Red Sea, have come
Phld:Epigr_5.132   yet Perseus was in love with Indian Andromeda. [5.306]
Phylarch_35   root was brought from India, which they chopped up and
Plut:Demetr_7   ions which bordered upon India, and the provinces about
Plut:Demetr_32   eady commanded Asia from India to the Syrian Sea, how sord
Plut:Eum_1   the sole direction of an Indian expedition ; and upon the
Plut:Mor_181   ook captive an excellent Indian archer who said he could
Polyaen_1.1.1-3 *   the cities during his Indian expedition, Dionysus dress
Polyaen_1.3.4   conquerors. & In India Heracles adopted a daughter, whom
Polyaen_4.6.3   Antigonus ordered the Indians, when they trained up the
Polyaen_4.21.1   from Africa, and partly from India, through Antiochus
Polyaen_8.50.1   whole country from Taurus to India, without a single eng
Porph:Fr_41   wards he conquered India and founded the city of Alexandri
Poseidon_98   west, although in the east the Indian region is broader.
Poseidon_100   line of argument that India has the advantage of being
POxy_1380   zons warlike ; among the Indians Maia ; among the Thessali
PsCallisth_2.7   tries of Bactrians, and of the Indians, and the palace of
PsCallisth_2.12   ied: "Poros, king of the Indians, sends greetings to Dariu
PsCallisth_2.22   made an expedition against the Indians. Greek version
PsCallisth_2.40   nquer Porus, king of the Indians.' And having said this,
PsCallisth_3.17   ing experiences in the land of India. For when we came to
PsCallisth_3.22   of which were of shiny black Indian wood. And there were
PsCallisth_3.33   nder appoints as king of India, the part lying along the
PsCallisth_3.1-4 *   rmy and went straight to India, upon learning that Porus
PsCallisth_3.25-28 *   we made an expedition to the Indians and we found their
SelPap_3.109   and died, as a good Indian should. He rescued Zenon, the
StephByz_70   }, on the coasting voyage to India. A city in Opianē
ValMax_2.6.14   action? Let us observe the Indian women, where it is the
ValMax_3.6.6   of Asia in triumph from India, was said to have used
ValMax_3.3e.6   [3e.6]   Among the Indians the exercise of endurance is

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