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Definition of Megasthene

Megasthene
Megasthene Meg"as*thene, n. [Gr. me`gas great + sthe`nos strength.] (Zo["o]l.) One of a group which includes the higher orders of mammals, having a large size as a typical characteristic.

Meaning of Megasthene from wikipedia

- Megasthenes (/mɪˈɡæsθɪniːz/ mi-GAS-thi-neez; Ancient Gr****: Μεγασθένης, c. 350 – c. 290 BC) was an ancient Gr**** historian, diplomat and Indian ethnographer...
- Megasthenes' Herakles is the conventional name of reference of an ancient Indian deity. Herakles was originally a cl****ical Gr**** divinity. However, in...
- argued that Porus' vanguard soldiers carried a banner of Herakles whom Megasthenes—who travelled to India after Porus had been supplanted by Chandragupta—explicitly...
- smelling apples and flowers.Megasthenes and Pliny the Elder (quoting Megasthenes) mentioned these people in his Indica. Megasthenes located them at the mouth...
- texts, but they vary significantly in details from the Jaina accounts. Megasthenes served as a Gr**** amb****ador in his court for four years. In Gr**** and...
- recipients of worship, are referred to together in the same sutra. Megasthenes, a Gr**** ethnographer and an amb****ador of Seleucus I to the court of...
- Graphium Species: G. gelon Binomial name Graphium gelon (Boisduval, 1859) Synonyms Papilio gelon Boisduval, 1859 Papilio megasthenes Mathew, 1889...
- several Gr****s, such as the historian Megasthenes, Deimakos and Dionysius resided at the Mauryan court. Megasthenes in particular was a notable Gr**** amb****ador...
- with cotton until the Wars of Alexander the Great, as his contemporary Megasthenes told Seleucus I Nicator of "there being trees on which wool grows" in...
- Gr**** amb****ador, Megasthenes, resided there and left a detailed account of its splendour, referring to it as "Palibothra": "Megasthenes says that on one...
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