I've been doing a bit of work on Isidore of Charax's Parthian Stations. Thinking out loud, really, about the actual route, and what kind of communications might have been possible between the Mediterranean/ME and Afghanistan/India in the centuries around the beginning of the Common Era.
Tuesday, June 27, 2006
Friday, April 14, 2006
Here's a set of Google Earth data for some cultural centres near Kumbakonam and Thanjavur in southern Tamil Nadu:
Once you have Google Earth running with these place markers, click once on a marker for info (in some cases). Double-click to zoom in for a specific closeup and angle.