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by peter
09 Feb 2008 10:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat
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Sounds like Alexander was a prequel to Aurangzeb. :) I remember reading that Chanakya had sent Chandragupt to join Alexander's army, to learn the Greek tactics of war. Chandragupt used what he learnt from the Greeks in his own campaigns, and that's how he was able to defeat Selukos. Don't know how ...
by peter
09 Feb 2008 10:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat
Replies: 2455
Views: 381502

But the now old Mahabat had no interest in fighting the tribes and he came to a secret understanding with them. Aurangzeb then sent Shujaet Khan in the winter of 1673-74 as an independent commander to open the road to Kabul. Shujaet avoided the besieged Khyber Pass and took his army towards the les...
by peter
09 Feb 2008 10:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat
Replies: 2455
Views: 381502

ramana wrote:Peter, where did you get the book by Wally Badge? Is it online?

Yeah: http://books.google.com/books?id=xIa0ka ... 4I8Hh1Z7mU
by peter
24 Jan 2008 20:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat
Replies: 2455
Views: 381502

Re: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat

Please post accounts of battles in Ancient and Medieval India. Eg. Historynet.com's Alexander and the Battle of Hydaspes River Enjoy. "Alexander the great" by Wally Badge which is a Syriac edition, with English translation, of the folk-lore and legends connected to Alexander the Great. Th...

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