Last edited by Nacage
Sunday, July 12, 2020 | History

4 edition of McCrindle"s Ancient India as described by Ptolemy found in the catalog.

McCrindle"s Ancient India as described by Ptolemy

McCrindle"s Ancient India as described by Ptolemy

a facsimile reprint edited with an introduction, notes, and an additional map

  • 5 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Chuckervertty, Chatterjee & Co. in Calcutta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Geography -- Early works to 1800,
    • India -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800

    • Edition Notes

      Microfilm. New Delhi : Library of Congress Office ; Chicago : Available from Center for Research Libraries, 1996. On 1 microfilm reel with other items ; 35 mm. (SAMP early 20th-century Indian books project ; item 10696) Master microform held by: ICRL.

      Other titlesAncient India as described by Ptolemy
      Statementby Surendranath Majumdar.
      GenreEarly works to 1800, Early works to 1800.
      SeriesSAMP early 20th-century Indian books project ;, item 10696.
      ContributionsMcCrindle, John Watson, 1825-1913., Majumdar, Surendranath.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMicrofilm BUL-ENG-303 (G)
      The Physical Object
      FormatMicroform
      Paginationxxxix, 431 p.
      Number of Pages431
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL645349M
      LC Control Number96910702

        Ancient India, as described by Ptolemy: being a translation of the chapters which describe India and Central and Eastern Asia in the treatise on geography written by Klaudios Ptolemaios, the celebrated astronomer, with introd., commentary, and index. Astronomer. The book that is now generally known as the Almagest (from a hybrid of Arabic and Greek, “the greatest”) was called by Ptolemy Hē mathēmatikē syntaxis (“The Mathematical Collection”) because he believed that its subject, the motions of the heavenly bodies, could be explained in mathematical terms. The opening chapters present empirical arguments for the basic.

      India, the Islamic world, medieval Europe, and China India. Ptolemy was the last major figure in the Greek astronomical tradition. Commentaries were written on his works by Pappus of Alexandria in the 3rd century ce and by Theon of Alexandria and his daughter, Hypatia, in the 4th, but creative work was no longer being nian astronomy traveled eastward into Persia and India, where it. 1 View; Ancient India as described by Ktesias and Knidian; bein Year: Author: McCrindle, J. W. 32 Views; Ancient India as Described by Megasthenes and Arrian; Year: Author: McCrindle, J. W. Ancient India as described by Megasthenes and Arrian.

      Gangaridai (Greek: Γανγαρίδαι; Latin: Gangaridae) is a term used by the ancient Greco-Roman writers to describe a people or a geographical region of the ancient Indian of these writers state that Alexander the Great withdrew from the Indian subcontinent because of the strong war elephant force of the Gangaridai. The writers variously mention the Gangaridai as a. J.W McCrindle (tr. & ed.), Ancient India as Described by Megasthenes and Arrian (). J.W. McCrindle (tr. & ed.), Ancient India as described by Ptolemy (). J.W. McCrindle (tr. & ed.), Ancient India as described in Classical Literature: being a Collection of Greek and Latin Texts relating to India extracted from Herodotos etc. ().


Share this book
You might also like
Growing up on housing estates

Growing up on housing estates

first social studies assessment

first social studies assessment

A communication to the editor of the Democratic press on the subject of Unitarianism

A communication to the editor of the Democratic press on the subject of Unitarianism

Time bill

Time bill

London jilt, or, The politick whore

London jilt, or, The politick whore

The lions claw

The lions claw

Interests of state

Interests of state

noble slaves.

noble slaves.

Opinions and policy of the right honourable Viscount Palmerston

Opinions and policy of the right honourable Viscount Palmerston

French painting in the sixteenth century.

French painting in the sixteenth century.

Best management practices for mosquito control

Best management practices for mosquito control

The description of the sea-coast and islands of Scotland, with large and exact maps, for the use of seamen: by John Adair, ...

The description of the sea-coast and islands of Scotland, with large and exact maps, for the use of seamen: by John Adair, ...

Collectibles

Collectibles

Bright was their destiny

Bright was their destiny

Alien Nation

Alien Nation

Studies of lake cover in Labrador-Ungava.

Studies of lake cover in Labrador-Ungava.

Longevity lifestyle

Longevity lifestyle

Latin American politics and development

Latin American politics and development

Pediatric MR Body Imaging

Pediatric MR Body Imaging

McCrindle"s Ancient India as described by Ptolemy Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ancient India as Described by Ptolemy: Being a Translation of the Chapters Item Preview is interpreted wrongly either by the English translators or by Alexander Cunningham who is quoted extensively in this book.

The original author wrote this as a reference manual. It was meant to guide future conquests or trade : McCrindle's Ancient India as Described By Ptolemy Paperback – January 1, by And An Additional Map By) Sastri, Surendranath Majumdar (Edited With Intro., Notes (Author), folded map (Illustrator) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ — $ Author: And An Additional Map By) Sastri, Surendranath Majumdar (Edited With Intro., Notes.

Buy Ancient India as Described by Ptolemy on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders Ancient India as Described by Ptolemy: John W.

McCrindle: : Books Skip to main contentCited by: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes reproduction of original t.p.: Ancient India as described by Ptolemy; being a translation of the chapters which describe India and central and eastern Asia in the treatise on geography written by Klaudious Ptolemalos with introduction, commentary, map of India and a very copious index, by J.W.

McCrindle. Mccrindles Ancient India As Described By Ptolemy Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Sastri, Surendranath Majumdar Mccrindles Ancient India As Described By Ptolemy. Addeddate Identifier 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 together with an Introduction and Notes, embodying the latest researches. Ancient India As Described by Ptolemy by John Watson McCrindle,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Buy Ancient India as Described by Ptolemy by J. McCrindle, W. John McCrindle from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Ancient India as Described by Ptolemy: Being a Translation of the Chapters which Describe India and Central and Eastern Asia in the Treatise on Geography Written by Klaudios Ptolemaios, the Celebrated Astronomer: with Introduction, Commentary, Map of India According to Ptolemy, and a.

Contents. The Geography consists of three sections, divided among 8 books. Book I is a treatise on cartography, describing the methods used to assemble and arrange Ptolemy's Book II through the beginning of Book VII, a gazetteer provides longitude and latitude values for the world known to the ancient Romans (the "ecumene").

The rest of Book VII provides details on three projections. Ancient India, as Described by Ptolemy: Being a Translation of the Chapters which Describe India and Central and Eastern Asia in the Treatise on Geography Written by Klaudios Ptolemaios, the Celebrated Astronomer, with Introductions, Commentary, and Index McGrindle's ancient India: Authors: Ptolemy, John Watson McCrindle: Contributor: John.

About the Book 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 veritable treasure house of information on a horde of subjects ranging from animals to the campaigns of Alexander.

Title: Ancient India as Described by Ptolemy Author: John Watson McCrindle Created Date: 10/17/ PM. - Buy Ancient India as Described by Ptolemy: Being a Translation of the Chapters Which Describe India and Central and Eastern Asia in the Treatise on With Introduction, Commentary, Map of Ind book online at best prices in india on Read Ancient India as Described by Ptolemy: Being a Translation of the Chapters Which Describe India and Central and Author: Ptolemy, John Watson McCrindle.

Ancient India book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Classic work on the ancient geography of India. originally pub. in wit /5(1). Original t.p. reads: Ancient India, as described by Megasthenês and Arrian; being a translation of the fragments of the Indika of Megasthenês collected by Dr.

Schwanbeck, and of the first part of the Indika of Arrian, by J.W. McCrindle. With introd., notes, and map of ancient India. Reprinted (with additions) from the "Indian Antiquary," 11 Views; Ancient India as described by Megasthenes and Arrian; a Year: Author: McCrindle, J.

32 Views; Ancient India as Described by Megasthenes and Arrian; Year: Author: McCrindle, J. Pris: kr. Häftad, Skickas inom vardagar. Köp Ancient India as Described by Ptolemy; Being a Translation of the Chapters Which Describe India and Eastern Asia in the Treatise on Geography Written by Klaudios Ptolemaios, with Introduction, av Ptolemy.

Ptolemy described a world map as well as maps of 26 regions of Europe, Asia and Africa in his work. In his work, Ptolemy describes the known India which is framed by the Indus river and the delta of the Ganga.

However, his depiction of Southern India is fairly inaccurate. Wrote an interesting book Indica. Ptolemy. Period: A.D. Who: From Greece and Geographer.-Wrote “Geography of India” which gives the description of Ancient India. Fa-Hien. Period: (. Ancient India as Described by Ptolemy: Being a Translation of the Chapters Which Describe India and Central and Eastern Asia in the Treatise on Geography Written by Klaudios Ptolemaios, the Celebrated Astronomer: With Introduction, Commentary, Map of Ind by.He founded a school for girls in Patna.

He wrote a number of works (first in the Indian Antiquary and later as books) on ancient India as described in the works of Ctesias, Megasthenes and Arrian; the Periplus Maris Erythraei ("Coastal Cruise of the Red Sea"); Ptolemy's geography of India and the invasion of India by Alexander the Great.

The first text in Greek devoted entirely to India was written by Ctesias in the fourth century BCE. Only fragments of it survive. Yet he was probably the most widely quoted author on India, although Aristotle treated him with contempt. However, soon after Aristotle drew upon Ctesias’ writings, as did Plato, Xenophon and all these account India became a happy land, a kind of utopia.