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Thursday, February 02, 2006

Vonones



holding a thunderbolt and a sceptre. Kharoshthi legend: SPALAHORAPUTRASA DHARMIASA SPALADAMASA Brother Spalahores the Just, and Spaladagames. Vonones was an Indo-Scythian king who reigned in areas of the North-western Indian subcontinent between around 75 BCE to 65 BCE. His brother, Spalahores, was mentioned on his coins, as well as Spalahores son Spaladagames. Spalahores succeeded him.

Preceded by:
Maues Indo-Scythian
(75 BCE-65 BCE) Succeeded by:
Spalahores >

References

The Shape of Ancient Thought. Comparative studies in Greek and Indian Philosophies by Thomas McEvilley (Allworth Press and the School of Visual Arts, 2002) ISBN 1581152035
The Greeks in Bactria and India, W.W. Tarn, Cambridge University Press. There are also two Parthian kings named Vonones (Onones on coins):
Vonones I (ruled about 7-11 AD)
Vonones II (ruled 51 AD)

1 Comments:

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