Ancient People: Arminius, Ptolemy Philadelphus, Maroboduus, Hiero II of Syracuse, Madra, Herod Antipas, Viriathus, Indo-Iranians Source Wikipedia

ISBN: 9781156820940

Published: August 12th 2011

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Ancient People: Arminius, Ptolemy Philadelphus, Maroboduus, Hiero II of Syracuse, Madra, Herod Antipas, Viriathus, Indo-Iranians  by  Source Wikipedia

Ancient People: Arminius, Ptolemy Philadelphus, Maroboduus, Hiero II of Syracuse, Madra, Herod Antipas, Viriathus, Indo-Iranians by Source Wikipedia
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 30. Chapters: Arminius, Ptolemy Philadelphus, Maroboduus, Hiero II of Syracuse, Madra, Herod Antipas, Viriathus,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.

Pages: 30. Chapters: Arminius, Ptolemy Philadelphus, Maroboduus, Hiero II of Syracuse, Madra, Herod Antipas, Viriathus, Indo-Iranians, Ancient Egyptian retainer sacrifices, Metrodorus of Scepsis, Lars Porsena, Lysanias, Hasdrubal Gisco, Syphax, Scerdilaidas, Titus Tatius, Zenodorus son of Lysanias, Hypsicratea, Stoneyisland Man, Hasdrubal the Boeotarch, Lars Tolumnius, Ptolemy-el-Garib, Hanno, son of Bomilcar, Isidorus, Hanno, son of Hannibal, Quintus Poppaedius Silo, Julius Indus, Viridovix, Olympias, Sidqia.

Excerpt: Madra, Mada or Madraka is the name of an ancient region and its inhabitants, located in the north-west division of the ancient Indian sub-continent. Aitareya Brahmana makes first reference to the Madras as Uttaramadras i.e northern Madras and locates them in the trans-Himalayan region as neighbors to the Uttara Kurus. The Uttara Madras, like the Uttara Kurus, are stated to follow the republican constitution.

The Uttara Madra country of Aitareya Brahmana is often identified with Bahlika (Bactria). As the name Uttara Madras itself shows, there was yet another Madra group also, which obviously was living to the south of the Uttara Madras (northern Madras). These southern Madras were an offshoot from the Uttaramadras, a bulk of whom, probably under nomadic pressure from north, migrated southwards and settled in Punjab The post-Vedic, pre-Buddhist Brahmanical literature is overflowing with the names of tribes.

The most powerful among them, commanding the greatest respect, in the Madhyadesha (Middle country) was the Kuru-Panchala which incorporated the two families of Kuru and Puru (and the earlier Bh?ratas) and of which the Panchalas was a confederation of lesser-known tribes.

They occupied the Upper Doab and the Kurukshetra region. In the Prachya or east, the clans of Kasi, Kosala and Magadha predominated. In the north-west o...



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