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Ajatasatru Alexander Alexander's ancient Andhra Antiochos army Arrian Asoka Bactria Bengal Bindusara Brahmans Buddha Buddhist capital cavalry century a. d. Ceylon Chalukya Chandragupta chief China Chinese Chola clan coins conquest contemporary death Deccan defeat dominions dynasty elephants Emperor empire Eukratides force foreign frontier Ganges Greek Gupta Harsha Hephaistion Hindu Hiuen Tsang horse hundred Hydaspes Indus inscriptions invader Jain Jihlam Kabul Kadphises Kalinga Kanauj Kanchi Kanishka Kashmir king kingdom known Kushan later legend Macedonian Magadha Malwa Matsya Maurya Mohammedan monarch monastery monks Nanda native Northern India occupied Pallava Pandya Panjab Parthian Pataliputra period Persian piety pilgrim Pillar Poros prince probably provinces Pulikesin rajas recorded reign religion river Rock Edicts Roman royal Saka Samudragupta Sanskrit satrap Seleukos Siva Skandagupta southern sovereign stupa succeeded successor Taxila temples territory thousand throne tion town tradition tribes Ujjain Vayu victory Vikramaditya Western Yueh-chi
Page 31 - Most excellent, Lord, are the words of thy mouth, most excellent ! Just as if a man were to set up that which is thrown down, or were to reveal that which is hidden away, or were to point out the right road to him who has gone astray, or were to bring a lamp into the darkness, so that those who have eyes...
Page 288 - 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...
Page 279 - Augustine, who flourished toward the close of the fourth, and the beginning of the fifth century...
Page 160 - 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.
Page 292 - 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.
Page 315 - By this time the accumulation of five years was exhausted. Except the horses, elephants, and military accoutrements, which were necessary for -maintaining order and protecting the royal estate, .nothing remained. Besides these the King freely gave away his gems and goods, his clothing and necklaces,, ear-rings, bracelets, chaplets, neck-jewel, and bright head-jewel, all these he freely gave without stint.
Page 301 - He went from east to west subduing all who were not obedient; the elephants were not unharnessed nor the soldiers unbelted (unhelmeted). After six years he had subdued the Five Indies.
Page 103 - The East bow'd low before the blast In patient, deep disdain; She let the legions thunder past, And 'plunged in thought again.
Page 32 - ... me, Lord, weak and foolish and wrong that I am, in that for the sake of sovereignty, I put to death my father, that righteous man, that righteous king! May the Blessed One accept it of me, Lord, that I do so acknowledge it as a sin, to the end that in future I may restrain myself.