King Menander I - Coins of Menander II. The coins of Menander II bear the mention "Menander the Just", and "King of the Dharma" in Kharoshti, suggesting that he adopted the Buddhist faith.. Menander I Soter ('the Saviour') is the best-known of the Indo-Greek Kings. He ruled the areas south of the Hindu Kush. His reign was long and successful as evidenced by the many coins minted during his time still being discovered today.. This ancient Indo-Greek coin has a perfectly struck obverse. Nicely toned on both sides..
Yes, as would others for several centuries after him. It is mistaken to identify Greek presence in India with the so-called ‘Indo-Greek’ kingdom; Hellenistic dynasties (that is, non-ethnic Greek polities that kept Greek language, culture and staff. Schlagen Sie auch in anderen Wörterbüchern nach: Menander I — Indo Greek king Silver coin of Menander. Greek legend: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ ΜΕΝΑΝΔΡΟΥ (BASILEOS SOTEROS MENANDROU) lit.. BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Menander I Soter. Circa 155-130 BC. Æ Unit. 15x16mm - 2.53 g, 12h. Indian standard. O: Elephant right with trunk raised, wearing bell around neck..
18.01.2013 · (Part 1) King Menander I (Milindu/ Milinda in Pali language) was a powerful Indo-Greek monarch who ruled “Sagalapura” in historical India (Now Sialkot in North-east of Panjab province in Pakistan at the foot of the Kashmir hills near the Chenab river), somewhere in the 150 BCE.. 20.04.2014 · Some Infos about Menander: Spoiler : Menander was born in the Caucasus; but the Greek biographer Plutarch calls him a king of Bactria, and Strabo, the Greek geographer and historian, includes him among the Bactrian Greeks "who conquered more tribes than Alexander (the Great).". 05.02.2013 · Menander I was probably the most powerful and the most successful of the Indo-Greek kings. He is immortalized as a Buddhist convert and his name Milind has come down to us through the dialog with the Buddhist Sage Nagasena. In "The Questions of Milinda." He is said to have conquered more tribes then Alexander the Great. Yet history remembers him kindly. A truly remarkable Greek. I.
The Questions of King Milinda by King Menander I, 9781514184233, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide..