In the territory of the Indus, Alexander nominated his officer Peithon as a satrap, a position he would hold for the next ten years until 316 BC, and in the Punjab he left Eudemus in charge of the army, at the side of the satrap Porus and Taxiles.
How many days Alexander was in India?
Alexander stayed in India for 19 months.
Who was the first king of India?
Ans: Chandragupta Maurya was the first king/ruler of Ancient India.
Is Alexander the Great in the Bible?
In the Bible
Daniel 8:5–8 and 21–22 states that a King of Greece will conquer the Medes and Persians but then die at the height of his power and have his kingdom broken into four kingdoms. This is sometimes taken as a reference to Alexander. Alexander was briefly mentioned in the first Book of the Maccabees.
Did Alexander know about China?
He wanted to conquer the entire known world, which in Alexander’s day, ended on the eastern end of India. Greeks of Alexander’s day knew nothing of China, or any other lands east of India.