Cape Comorin (Kanyakumari) in Greek Texts

Venkatraman Iyer venkatraman_iyer at HOTMAIL.COM
Mon Jun 21 19:50:43 EDT 1999


>I recall reading somewhere that Cape Comorin is talked about in some
>old (1st or 2nd Cent B.C.) Greek texts. Could someone please tell me
>who writes about Cape and in which book?

Dear Sujatha Stephen,

See:
Lionel Casson, The Periplus Maris Erythraei: text with
introduction, translation and commentary, Princeton university
press, 1989

Klaus Karttunen, a) India in early Greek literature,
Finnish Oriental Society, 1989
b) India and the Hellenistic world, Finnish Oriental Society,
1997

Regards,
V. Iyer


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