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India as Known to Kautilya and Megasthenes

S R Goyal

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Contents : Preface. I. Kautilya : 1. Nature and contents of Kautiliya Arthasastra. 2. Author and date of the Arthasastra. 3. Separate identities of Vishnugupta Kautilya and Chanakya. 4. Chanakya in graeco-Roman tradition. 5. Supposed relevance of the Arthasastra for the early Maurya period. 6. Bearing of the term Mahamatra on the date of the Arthasastra. 7.Bearing of the numismatic data on the date of the Arthasastra. 8. Bearing of the religious data on the date of the Arthasastra. 9. State and kingship in the Arthasastra. 10. Princes in the Arthasastra. 11. Royal succession in the Arthasastra. 12. Administration and administrative terms used in the Arthasastra. 13. Policy of colonization in the Arthasastra. 14.Emergency revenue in the Arthasastra. 15. State capitalism of the Arthasastra. 16. Brahmanas in the Arthasastra. 17. Kautilya and machiavelli : a comparison. 18. Kautiliya Arthasasatra and megasthenes' Indica : a comparison. II. Megasthenes : 1. Megasthenes, his Indica and their reliability. 2. Megasthenes on the geography of India. 3. Megasthenes on Indian history, royal life and allied matters. 4. Megasthenes on the absence of the art of writing in India. 5. Megasthenes on the Indian dionysus. 6. Indian heracles of megasthenes and other classical writers. 7. Christian bias in Allan Dahlquist's megasthenes and Indian religion. 8. Sate of the pauranika literature at the time of the visit of megasthenes. 9. Megasthenes on 'Seven Castes' of India. 10. Megasthenes on the absence of slavery in India. 11. Brahmana and Sramana 156 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 37734

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