Megasthenes was the ambassador of the Greek general Seleucus Nicator at the court of Emperor Chandragupta Maurya in 4th century B.C. he put his stay to good use by traveling widely and minutely documenting one of the prosperous and enlightened people of Indian history. Be it the custom’s and traditions of the people or the administrative skills of the king Megasthenes wrote it all down in his four volume travelogue Indica.
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