THE GREEKS IN INDIA


The Greeks in India
A Survey in Philosophical Understanding

DEMETRIOS TH. VASSILIADES

This book relates to the history of the ideological presence of the Greeks in India. Unlike the previous works, which have been focused on particular historical periods, the present study aims to present the literary and religio-philosophic character of the Greeks in India as they interact with the Indians and the Indian culture from the earliest times to the present.

“After reading Vassiliades’ work, I am convinced that the Greeks in India, whose significance has been rather neglected in the past by both Western and Indian scholars, shall be recognized in the future as pioneers in the formative stages of the global family’s advancement.”


Dr. R.R. Pandey (Prof. & Head , Department of Philosophy & Religion, Banaras Hindu University)

cover  Ro. 280 p. with 56 bw Ills and 2 maps 
ISBN: 81-215-0921-1
 New Delhi, 2000
Price:  25 € + postage

Book review by  Dr Anil Kumar Singh, Indian Historical Review, Vol. 32, No. 2, July 2005


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