ABSTRACT

THANKStotheinformationsuppliedbytheGreeksArrian,DiodorusSiculus,Plutarch,Polyrenus,Strabo-

theexpeditionofAlexanderappearstousasthechiefevent inthehistoryofancientIndia.Ourpointofviewwould bedifferentifwewereguidedbynativesources;weshould hardlybetoldofaneventwhich,thoughsoastonishing, wasoflimitedrangeandaffectedonlypartofIndia.