The sufferings that fate inflicts on us should be borne with patience, what enemies inflict with manly courage. — Thucydides

Porus

~ 325 BC
Civilization: Greek — India
   Field of Renown:  monarch — King
Era:  Macedonian

Proud King of India, defeated by Alexander, but then restored as Satrap of the region.

Other Resources


Story Links
Book Links
Defeat of Porus  in  The Story of the Greeks  by  H. A. Guerber
Invasion of Alexander the Great  in  India: Peeps at History  by  Beatrice Home
Porus and His Elephant  in  The Story of Greece  by  Mary Macgregor
Conquest of India  in  On the Shores of the Great Sea  by  M. B. Synge


Image Links


Porus before Alexander, Chappel
 in Famous Men of Greece

Alexander's battle with Porus on the Jhelum
 in India: Peeps at History

King Porus Brought before Alexander
 in India: Peeps at History