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Memory as history : the legacy of Alexander in Asia

Author: Himanshu Prabha Ray; Daniel T Potts
Publisher: New Delhi : Aryan Books International, 2007.
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Contributed papers presented at a conference organised in February-March, 2006 in New Delhi.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Memory as history.
New Delhi : Aryan Books International, 2007
(OCoLC)608523689
Online version:
Memory as history.
New Delhi : Aryan Books International, 2007
(OCoLC)631629411
Named Person: Alexander, the Great; Alexander, the Great; Alexander, the Great
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Himanshu Prabha Ray; Daniel T Potts
ISBN: 8173053251 9788173053252 817305326X 9788173053269
OCLC Number: 123418093
Description: xv, 263 pages : illustrations (chielfly color), maps ; 30 cm
Contents: Introduction: "Wild follies and ostentatious displays': reflections on Alexander the Great in India and the question of collective memory / Stephen Garton --
Alexander's historians and the Alexander romance: a comparative study of the representation of India and Indians / Ioannis Xydopoulos --
Alexander's mythic journey into India / Alastair J.L. Blanshard --
Alexander and the virtuous Indians / Andy T. Fear --
The Syriac sources of the early Arabic narratives of Alexander / Kevin van Bladel --
Visual illustrations of the life of Alexander in Persian manscripts / Nasim Akhtar --
Alexander and Asia: Droysen and Grote / Phiroze Vasunia --
Alexander's campaign (327-326 BC): a chronological marker in the archaeology of India / Himanshu Prabha Ray --
Differing modes of contact between India and the West: some Achaemenid and Seleucid examples / Daniel T. Potts --
Recent discoveries of Buddhist manuscripts from Afghanistan and Pakistan: the heritage of the Greeks in the North-west / Mark Allon --
Alexander's lost kingdom: from Diodotus to Strato III / Robert Bracey --
Travelling to India without Alexander's log-books / Jean-François Salles --
Hellenism in an Afghan context / Grant Parker --
Creating Alexander's legacy in Egypt / Marie-Françoise Boussac --
Not just a pretty face: interpretations of Alexander's numismatic imagery in the Hellenic East / Shailendra Bhandare.
Other Titles: Legacy of Alexander in Asia
Responsibility: edited by Himanshu Prabha Ray, Daniel T. Potts.

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Contributed papers presented at a conference organised in February-March, 2006 in New Delhi.

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