Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Megasthenes 30 Walled Towns

The Greek ambassador to the court of Chandragupta Maurya, Megasthenes of 4th Century B. C. states that there was a powerful Deccan Nation Andrae having 30 walled cities and an army second only to that of the Imperial Mauryas of Magadha.

Megasthenes (about 295 B.C.) : he says, their kings had 100,000 foot soldiers, 2000 horses, 1000 elephants, 30 walled towns, and many villages.

Forts in Karimnagar
Kotilingala

Peddabankur
Budigapalli
Dhulikatta

Kondapur



Villages

Pahnigiri
Thirumalgiri

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