This website does readability filtering of other pages. All styles, scripts, forms and ads are stripped. If you want your website excluded or have other feedback, use this form.

The Early History of India from 600 B.C. to the Muhammadan Conquest ... - Vincent Arthur Smith - Google Books

Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More » Sign in


  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download PDF
eBook - FREE

Get this book in print

The Early History of India from 600 B.C. to the Muhammadan Conquest: Including the Invasion of Alexander the Great

Vincent Arthur Smith Clarendon Press, 1904 - India - 389 pages 0 Reviews Preview this book »

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Selected pages

Page 350
Page 308
Page 14
Page 232
Page 148


The Dynasties before Alexander 600 to 826 b c 22 38 Head of the king r diademed 45 the Advance 327 52 the Retreat 326 81 Chandragupta Maurya and Bindusara from 321 108 Rdjaraja 118 Asoka Maurya from 272 to 231 b c 135 Asoka Maurya continued and his Successors 155 Gondopharea 239 The Gupta Empire and the Western Satraps 244 Sanmdragupta 261 The Gupta Empire continued and the White 264 The Reign of Harsha from 606 to 648 a d 282 The Mediaeval Kingdoms of the North from 303 The Kingdoms of the Deccan 323 Kirttivarman 324

MoreThe Sunoa Kanva and Andhra Dynasties from 175 The IndoGreek and IndoParthian Dynasties 194 Sophytes 210 and IndoGreek Kings and Queens 214 Kadphises I 219 A Pndya king 329 The Kingdoms of the South 333 INDEX 358 A Pallava chief 368 Mediaeval India 387


Other editions - View all

The early history of India from 600 B.C. to the Muhammadan conquest ...
Vincent Arthur Smith
Full view - 1904
The Early History of India from 600 B.C. to the Muhammadan Conquest ...
Vincent Arthur Smith
Full view - 1904
The Early History of India from 600 B.C. to the Muhammadan Conquest ...
Vincent Arthur Smith
Full view - 1914

Common terms and phrases

Ajatasatru Alexander Alexander's ancient Andhra Antiochos Aornos army Arrian Asoka authority Bactria Bactrian Beal Bengal Brahmanical Buddha Buddhist capital cavalry Ceylon Chalukya Chandragupta China Chinese Chola coins conquest contemporary Cunningham Curtius death defeat District dominions dynasty elephants emperor empire Eukratides fleet foreign frontier Gedrosia Greek Gupta Harsha Hindu Hiuen Tsang Hydaspes Hyphasis India Indus inscriptions invasion Jain Jalalpur Jihlam Kabul Kadphises Kalinga Kanauj Kanchi Kanishka Kashmir king kingdom known Kushan later legend Macedonian Magadha Malwa Maurya McCrindle Megasthenes Menander miles monarch monastery Muhammadan Northern India occupied Pallava Pandya Panjab Parthian Pataliputra period Persian pilgrim Pillar Poros prince probably provinces Pulikesin Puranas Pushyamitra Raja recorded reign religion river Rock Edicts Roman royal Saka Samudragupta Sanskrit satrap Seleukos seventh century Siva Southern sovereign Strabo succeeded successor Taxila temples territory throne tion town tradition tribes Vikramaditya western Yueh-chi

Popular passages

Page 275 - They were distinguished from the rest of the human species by their broad shoulders, flat noses, and small black eyes, deeply buried in the head...Appears in 54 books from 1804-2006 Page 163 - In 1772, this hospital contained horses, mules, oxen, sheep, goats, monkeys, poultry, pigeons, and a variety of birds; also an aged tortoise, which was known to have been there seventy-five years. The most extraordinary ward was that appropriated for rats, mice, bugs, and other noxious vermin, for whom suitable food was provided.Appears in 22 books from 1814-1984 MorePage 278 - Han could not be operated for the entire country, and, where preserved, was often much weakened. The cultural unity achieved by them was also threatened. Foreign influences, especially Buddhism, wrought striking modifications in the life of the country.Appears in 24 books from 1821-2008 Page 102 - ... the blazing heat and want of water destroyed a great part of the army, and especially the beasts of burden, which perished from the great depth of the sand, and the heat which scorched like fire, while a great many died of thirst.Appears in 20 books from 1884-2008 Page 300 - In old days the kingdom of Kalinga had a very dense population. Their shoulders rubbed one with the other, and the axles of their chariot wheels grided together, and when they raised their arm-sleeves a perfect tent was...Appears in 19 books from 1890-2006 Page 10 - Modern European writers have been inclined to disparage unduly the authority of the Puranic lists, but closer study finds in them much genuine and valuable historical tradition.Appears in 24 books from 1904-2008 Page 28 - And now I betake myself, Lord, to the Blessed One as my refuge, to the Truth, and to the Order. May the Blessed One accept me as a disciple, as one who, from this day forth, as long as life endures, has taken his refuge in them.Appears in 35 books from 1885-2008 Page 159 - That they have provided for the feeding of souls. Building of hospitals provides for men's bodies; to build material temples is judged a work of piety; but they that procure spiritual food, they that build up spiritual temples, they are the men truly charitable, truly pious.Appears in 77 books from 1841-2008 Page 236 - I have subjugated three regions ; all men have taken refuge with me ; the region of the north alone has not come in to make its submission. If I subjugate it, I shall never again take advantage of an opportunity against any one, be he who he may, but I do not yet know the best way to succeed in this undertaking.Appears in 14 books from 1904-2008 Page 260 - Those who want to go away, may go; those who want to stop, may stop. The king in his administration uses no corporal punishments; criminals are merely fined according to the gravity of their offences. Even for a second attempt at rebellion the punishment is only the loss of the right hand.Appears in 28 books from 1904-2008 Less

Bibliographic information

Title The Early History of India from 600 B.C. to the Muhammadan Conquest: Including the Invasion of Alexander the Great Author Vincent Arthur Smith Publisher Clarendon Press, 1904 Original from Harvard University Digitized Nov 6, 2006 Length 389 pages &nbsp &nbsp Export Citation BiBTeX EndNote RefMan About Google Books - Privacy Policy - Terms of Service - Information for Publishers - Report an issue - Help - Google Home