Poss. Ask your question. Chanakya Influences Seleucus I Nicator Seleucus I Nicator, the founder of the Seleucid dynasty, was also one of Alexander's former, most trusted, generals. Alexander the Great (356 – 323 B… In fact, the activities of Alexander, Seleukos Nikator whose daughter Helena was, Chanakya and Chandragupta were initially confined to the North West Frontier Province of undivided India. 13 hours ago, Wedding Season Brings More Women to Hospital with Injuries from Rape, Women Journalists Targets of Online Violence and Political Attacks, Meet a Tawaif at Cawnpore Who Spied for Baagis in 1857, Realities that are Already Quite Beautiful and Existent, South Asian Feminist Fim Festival Spotlights Success and Tragedy, Gurudwara Greeting for PM Generates Social Media Impact, J&K - Everything has Changed, Nothing has Changed, It Could Be Mission Impossible for the Indians Now, Global Warming Causes Sharp Rise in Natural Disasters in India since 2005: Study. The story goes that one day Chandragupta was going with his gaurds on horse when he saw Helena and her friends playing near a river. He then married Helena, a Greek Princess at the age of 40. It is in this backdrop that the celluloid world of Bollywood is showing keen interest in the ancient Mauryan emperors and their wives, including Helena and of course, Chanakya. Ambassador of seleucus Nicator, Magasthenes. As their alliance happened after a war treaty, so mostly it is written that ‘the marriage’ was a political alliance between the two states, but a few back the view that they were already in love. On a still moonlit night as you walk along the ancient ruins of Kumhrar, Bulandibagh or the ancient ghats of the river Ganga in today’s Patna, you perhaps will have the eerie feeling of making an imaginary rendezvous with Helena. We do not have an authentic historical record of the marriage but quasi-historical materials point to the fact that Chandragupta had fallen for Helena due to her beauty, and Helena too fell in love with him at the first very sight. We have stone sculptures that show Chandragupta Maurya. Since then he maintained alliance with Seleucus and strengthen the Maurya Dynasty. Another mystery about Helena is that nothing practically is heard of her after she went to Macedonia. She was Seleucus Nicator’s daughter whom Chandragupt Maurya had defeated in a war. Born: abt. Now, Helen or Helena was a Greek. Nands daughter and Chandra Gupta Maurya : Love at first sight, Nigrodha and Ashoka - A meeting that changed Emperor Ashoka. Faxian imagined in the ruins of Ashoka’s palace Again there is a big question mark. He had many elder brothers who were before him in line of succession. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Seleucus married his daughter, Helena, to Chandragupta Maurya of the Mauryan Empire when she was just 16 years old. Chandra gupta Maurya and his times by Willam Meyers, Ancient India by Megasthenes, Invasion of India by Arrian etc. Chandragupta had two wives, one named Durdhara and the other named Helena. Sandhi: + Seleucus married his daughter Helena to Chandragupta Maurya. Their lives were so extraordinary that even after 2,300 long years they amaze us. The characters Helena and Chhaya were created by Roy. It is believed that Chandragupta waged a war against Seleukos Nikator so that he could marry Helena. She would become the mother of his successor, Antiochus I Soter. SELEUCUS NICATOR WAS THE FATHER OF HELENA,WHO WAS THE WIFE OF EMPEROR CHANDRAGUPTA MAURYA.-1 ; Selucus was one of the representatives of Alexander the great who fought with Chandragupta and after defeat he marry his daughter Helena with Chandragupta.-1 Seleucus Nicator was the the most important and powerful general of Alexander the Great. Empress Helena, Daughter of Seleucus I Nicator, Chandragupta’s first wife real name is Tanu Khan Mahapadma Nanda, former Emperor of Magadha and father of Nandini real name is Arpit Ranka Crown Prince Bindusara, Son of Emperor Chandragupta Maurya and Queen Durdhara real name is Siddharth Nigam Like them, the seniormost minister of the Magadh Empire, Chanakya or Kautilya too is wrapped up in a bundle of mysteries. Now, Helen or Helena was a Greek. The woman in question, her father a Macedonian and mother an Iranian, married the Vishpurush some 2,300 years ago in Pataliputra, today’s Patna in Bihar. HM George I's 61-Great Grandfather. That is when Chandragupta decided that he had to marry this Greek Princess his love and attacked Seleukos Nikator. Helena, naturally, would have been there walking under the mango groves with her retinue of dasis: maids meant to serve her. It is believed Helena’s son’s name was Justin. Seleucus was the son of Antiochus, a general of Philip II of Macedonia, the But Justin is not a traditional Macedonian or Grecian name. In doing so, a swarm of questions come to life. First of all, you have a wonderful blog, I simply like reading your blog. Helena was the daughter of Seleucus and the true story behind how Chandragupta met her was unknown. Can you find any evidence to prove this relationship? I have already written on mughals. When Helena Married Sandrocottus, or Chandragupta Maurya. Then, in 324, Seleucus was among those Alexander required to marry Iranian princesses. 1. Helena was the daughter of Seleucus and the true story behind how Chandragupta met her was unknown. There was also a plan to open an university in the name of Chanakya, believed to be a son of the soil of Taxila. Her real-life character, however, was a very dominant female character in those ancient days. Why? Helena : The Greek Mauryan Princess – History and Chronicles In 305 B.C. Helena was the daughter of the Greek ruler Seleucus Nicator. The most sensible answer to this very interesting note of interrogation may be an emphatic No, but just the contrary took place in one case. They still live among us! + Chandragupta Maurya gifted 500 elephants to Seleukas. Helena’s son cannot be heir anyways because he was younger son of Chandragupta Maurya. But Chandragupta did not do so. 13 hours ago, Global Warming Causes Sharp Rise in Natural Disasters in India since 2005: Study Helena was daughter of Seleukos and his Persian wife. Thanks for liking the content. Chandragupta Maurya made Bindusara the new emperor and asked Chankaya to continue his services as the chief advisor of the Maurya dynasty. Dhananand Amartya is already present where Helena is going and she may consume poisoned food by Amartya. Seleucus I Nicator involved himself in a peace treaty with Maurya Dynasty and married his daughter Helena (or Diodora or Durdhara) with Sandrocuttus(Chandragupta). Thats possible. Chhaya – Chandraketu's sister. Helena was teen-aged when she married Sandrocottos: as the Greeks called Chandragupta Maurya, ruler of the Magadh Empire. But how could a father marry his daughter to a man knowing full well that he was a Vishpurush? If yes, It would be interesting to read excerpts of the text that refers to such a thing. Seleukos Nikator was defeated and he gave Helena’s hand in marriage to Chandragupta Maurya in 305 B.C. - Seleucus crossed the Indus and attacked Chandragupta in which Seleucus was defeated. 12 hours ago, J&K - Everything has Changed, Nothing has Changed Nandini who was already let down by Sandrocuttus overthrowing her father Dhanananda from the thrown was now furious. Awesome. Dhananand reminisces Seleucus getting angry once when he talked about marrying Seleucus’ daughter Helena; says they can force Seleucus by kidnapping Helena. Though it is said that Chandragupt Maurya and Helena Maurya’s marriage was a strategic alliance between the two states, there are tales that hint a love story between the two. Agnes Harris's 54-Great Grandfather. Megasthenes, the Macedonian Ambassador to Pataliputra, also wrote in his book Indica that Helena had a son but did not say much about him. ( Log Out /  Seleucus I Nicator involved himself in a peace treaty with Maurya Dynasty and married his daughter Helena (or Diodora or Durdhara) with Sandrocuttus(Chandragupta). She was Seleucus Nicator’s daughter whom Chandragupt Maurya had defeated in a war. Log in. Mura – Chandragupta's mother. But in her time, it is said Vishkanyas were there in Persia, Mesopotamia and Babylonia. Young Ashoka’s journey was set in motion when Chanakya set out to look for Bindusara to take over the throne and protect Magadh from the Greek Army General, Seleucus Nicator (Tej Sapru), his daughter Helena (Suzanne Bernert) and her son Justin (Sumit Kaul). Is it not? It happpened to be love at first sight some accounts explain. According to Appian, a popular Roman historian, a part of the truce also came through Seleucus forming a marriage relationship with the Mauryas, by getting his daughter Helena betrothed to Chandragupta Maurya, thus receiving 500 very efficient war elephants as a part of the dowry in return. Seleucus was forced to accept. Seleucus got married his daughter “Helena” with Chandragupta and in return Seleucus got 500 war elephants. I will contribute my part to support your works. The Seleucid Empire was a Hellenistic state ruled by the Seleucid dynasty from 312 BC to 63 BC. He gave Kabul, Gandhar, Herat & Jadrosia to Chandragupta and His daughter Helena got married to Chandragupta. CITIZENS KEEP THE CITIZEN INDEPENDENT. Bindusara’s son Ashoka sent a Buddhist mission to Sri Lanka led by Ashoka’s son, Mahinda Thera. But whatsoever the story may be, Chandragupta married Helena in his 40s. Chankya agreed to the marriage of Helena and Chandragupta Maurya only after taking in writing that Helena’s son shall not ascend the throne of Magadh. Later, Chandragupta’s son, continued expanding The Mauryan Empire to the south. I am curious to know if Chanakaya really did say that “Son of a foreign mother cannot be an emperor”? History is mute here. Who knows many of these ladies might have married the local people? - 668941 1. Later, Chandragupta’s son, continued expanding The Mauryan Empire to the south. Ashoka offered the King of Sri Lanka his title “DEAVANAPIYA” meaning LOVED BY GOD, according to chronicles. Gurudwara Greeting for PM Generates Social Media Impact At the age of 20, Chandragupta married his first wife – Durdhara. Incidentally, she brought with her a troupe of women from Persia and Babylon to Pataliputra. Like Helena, her Sandrocottus too was a mystery man. Can you imagine a mighty emperor ending his life by fasting under the tradition of Jain religion? At that time Sri Lanka was ruled by King Thissa. Daughter of Seleukos Nikator, the Commander-in-Chief of Alexander the Great and ruling Emperor of Persia and his Persian wife, Helena was believed to be around 15 or 16 when she married Chandragupta who was around 39 then. Hence the historians hint a love affair between Helena and Chandragupta. Post the war, Chandragupta Maurya married Helena. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Chandragupta had two wives, one named Durdhara and the other named Helena. Seleucus I `Nicator' (King) of SYRIA. This is the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, dotted with historical relics of these characters today. Being Chandragupta Maurya’s wife, Helena wanted to usurp the throne from her… However centuries of literature, mythology, and history too have showered upon this idea, and to our surprise, the epic love affair of Chandragupta Maurya and Queen Helena (daughter of Seleucus Nicator, the ruler of Western India and Persia) is not less than a fairy tale. India in c. 4th century BCE was divided into numerous kingdoms and republics. Post the war, Chandragupta Maurya married Helena. Megasthenes was sent as Greek ambassador to the court of Chandragupta, Hence he was the first Indian ruler to have official foreign relations. Seleucus married his daughter Helena when she was only 16 years old to Chandragupta Maurya of the mauryan empire… Chandragupta Maurya Death: Chandragupta had once seen Seleucus' daughter, Helena, near the Jhelum River. History does not say if Helena was immune to poison or a Vishkanya. Her own husband Chandragupta Maurya may have been a Vishpurush. Seleucus founds Seleucia on the Tigris, Seleucia in Pieria, Antioch, Apamea, Laodicea, Cyrrhus, Dura Europos, and Diocaesarea 299: He marries Stratonice I , daughter of Demetrius Poliorcetes and Phila I Chandragupta Maurya made Bindusara the new emperor and asked Chankaya to continue his services as the chief advisor of the Maurya dynasty. But he did just that. 'Seleucus the Victor') was a Greek general and one of the Diadochi, the rival generals, relatives, and friends of Alexander the Great who fought for control over his empire after his death. Though the father of Helena was against the marriage as Chandragupta was not a Greek yet Helena was attracted to Chandragupta and advised her father to arrange her wedding to him. Later Chandragupta Maurya Married Helena who was Seleucus’ daughter and then entered into an alliance with Seleucus. Helena became quiet Indian after marriage to Chandragupta Maurya. In 320 AD, Chandragupta Maurya and his first wife Durdhara had a child whose name was Bindusara. Was Helena also a Vishkanya? Daughter of his maternal uncle, she was the main consort of Chandragupta Maurya. He started writing letters to her and after sometime she too started reciprocating his feelings. You should write something about medieval history too. By the terms of the treaty, Seleucus surrebderred his territories in Afghanistan - Herat, Kandhar, and the Kabul valley - to Chandragupta Maurya. Join now. 303 BC A treaty was signed between Chandra Gupta Maurya and Seleucus. More we know about Helena, Chandragupta and Chanakya, the more curious we become. So Justin could not become emperor. Then Thiissa and Ashoka are related. Daughter of Seleukos Nikator, the Commander-in-Chief of Alexander the Great and ruling Emperor of Persia and his Persian wife, Helena was believed to be around 15 or 16 when she married Chandragupta who was around 39 then. HRE Ferdinand I's 55-Great Grandfather. 12 hours ago, It Could Be Mission Impossible for the Indians Now When Chandragupta Maurya expressed his desire to marry Helena to Chanakya, he said it would only be possible if he wars Selecus Nicator – Helena’s father and put pressure on him.At the start, Chandragupta acquired northern parts which were under the Nanda rule, and then he declared war … Helena – Seleucus's daughter, later Empress of India. General under Alexander the Great; Satrap of BABYLON; Basileus; eponym of SELEUCID Empire. Chandragupta Maurya had fallen in love with Helena and fought against Seleucus Nikator in war and defeated him to marry Helena. What is the source you’ve referred to, on which this is based? Her history is being researched upon not only in India but in other countries too. But some accounts explain that Chandragupta in his 40s, saw Helena and fell in love with her. Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. 12 hours ago, Wedding Season Brings More Women to Hospital with Injuries from Rape We can have a rough idea about his looks. What happened to her after the death of Chandragupta Maurya remains shrouded in mystery. It was found by Seleucus I Nicator following the division of the empire created by Alexander the Great. Parvatak death – How Chandragupta became the only emperor of India? Some local legends in Patna say Helena stayed back in Pataliputra after the death of Chandragupta Maurya, and left for Macedonia a few years later during the reign of Bindusara, son of Chandragupta Maurya from another wife. Log in. Later, Chandragupta Maurya married Seleucus’ daughter Helena as part of his diplomacy and entered into an alliance with Seleucus. What Chankya would have told is that Helena cannot become Chief Queen and Empress of Maurya as she was a foreigner. Invasion of seleucus Nicator Treaty of Chandragupta &Nicator. Seleucus had first set foot in India in 326 BC as a newly-appointed captain of an infantry guard in the army of Alexander who was fighting against King Porus. Daughter of Seleukos Nikator, the Commander-in-Chief of Alexander the Great and ruling Emperor of Persia and his Persian wife, Helena was believed to be around 15 or 16 when she married Chandragupta who was around 39 then. Nandini who was already let down by Sandrocuttus overthrowing her father Dhanananda from the thrown was now furious. He instantly fell in love with her and asked Chanakya how he could make her his own. She was born in the very strange era of poison men and women which today’s generation cannot even imagine. Hence Chankya bringing this point is not possible. 358 BC Died: 281 BC murdered. Many thanks for your kind attention. But some accounts explain that Chandragupta in his 40s, saw Helena and fell in love with her. DONATE. Later, the boy named as Bindusara and became famous king in Indian history. Very strange! Whether Helena had a son is debatable point. Not only Indians but people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan and Europeans are taking keen interest at her. It is believed that some soldiers of Alexander the Great did not return to Greece in 326 BCE but stayed back in present-day Himachal. It was a political alliance in which Helena the daughter Seleukos Nikator and Macedonian Princess married Chandragupta Maurya, the Emperor of India(and Mauryan Empire). ( Log Out /  Also I heard that Pandukabhaya, a former king of Sri Lanka who was the great grandfather of Thissa was born in India and related to Chandragupta. It happpened to be love at first sight some accounts explain. It was in 305 BCE that Seleucus’s army met with Chandragupta Maurya’s in a battle where Seleucus was defeated. Seleucus I Nicator (/ s ə ˈ lj uː k ə s n aɪ ˈ k eɪ t ər /; c. 358 BC – September 281 BC; Ancient Greek: Σέλευκος Νικάτωρ, romanized: Séleukos Nikátōr, lit. Chandragupta defeated Seleucus (father of Queen Helena) and invited him in his court to ask for his daughter’s hand. Helena stayed back with Bindusara after Chandragupta’s abdication and later left to Greece where she died. Chandragupta Maurya gifted 500 elephants to Nicator. But Chandragupta and Helena had no children. Magadha’s boundaries had thus been much extended over time and contained a good part of central, eastern and north-eastern India. Helena was the daughter of the Greek ruler Seleucus Nicator. No books of mauryan era exist as they were burnt in raids in india. Chandragupta Maurya gave 500 elephants as gifts to his father in law Seleukos Nikator and he in return gave him large parts of Afghanistan and Persian Empire. We know how her father Seleukos Nikator looked as there are coins that represent him distinctly clear. Helena must have been in her 15-17years when she was married off to Chandragupta Maurya who was 40 years then. On Kautilya's advice, Chandragupta married the daughter of Seleucus, Helen. As per Chankaya’s advice, Chandragupta Maurya then invited Seleucus for a meeting and proposed the alliance of Helena with Chandragupta. Can the daughter of a military commander of a far foreign land marry an Indian king who is Vishpurush – poison man? ( Log Out /  Sandrocuttus favoured his Greek wife over his first wife Niadrus. Seleucus married Apama, daughter of Spitamenes. Seleucus married his daughter Helena when she was only 16 years old to Chandragupta Maurya of the mauryan empire… maiyeshekRangis maiyeshekRangis 20.08.2016 Social Sciences Secondary School Name the daughter of selucus who was the wife of chandragupta mauraya? Few years later, Chandragupta married Helena who was the daughter of Greece General Seleucus. Chandragupta was attracted to this young lady and fell in love with her. The Seleucid Empire was a Hellenistic state ruled by the Seleucid dynasty from 312 BC to 63 BC. The glorious love affair of Chandra Gupta Maurya and Helen, the Greek princess and daughter of Seleucus Nicatar, the ruler of Western India and. Helena, however, had a son who believed to have returned to Macedonia with her. Chandragupta Maurya and Bhadrabahu This makes the Seleucids part Macedonian and part Iranian, and so, Persian. Later Chandragupta Maurya Married Helena who was Seleucus’ daughter and then entered into an alliance with Seleucus. Change ), Nand daughter – Chandragupta Maurya’s wife, Nigrodha and Ashoka – A meeting that changed Emperor Ashoka, Nands daughter and Chandra Gupta Maurya : Love at first sight. Thereafter Chandragupta married Helena who was the daughter of Seleucus Nikator who was a Greek ruler. It was a most turbulent time of history, when the Vishkanyas or poison maidens ruled the diplomatic, political scenario here. Emperors in those days would mint coins after marriage with their wife. Essentially, it sounds Roman. Though the Mauryan era had many mysterious characters, Helena perhaps is the mysterious-most. It was at Kumhrar that the palace of Chandragupta Maurya once stood. Join now. Only information is from foreign books like Megasthanese and pillars or stupas. After Alexander's death, Seleucus became the king of Babylon. Chandragupta Maurya Waged a War against Selecus Nicator to Marry Devi Helena. Folklore, archaeological evidence, books in Jainism, Buddhism, Brahmanism and the records of ancient Grecian chroniclers make Helena a character shrouded in mystery. However, nearly two decades later he was again standing on the shores of River Indus as a king looking to protect his borders and expand his empire. Chandragupta sent 500 war elephants in a return gesture, a military decision that would play a decisive role in the Battle of Ipsus in 301 BC. Whatever it was, this marriage undoubtedly was the subcontinent’s first intercontinental political marriage. I would definetly like to write in future on Asian history and Indian history. The foremost among them was the kingdom of Magadha in eastern India, whose rulers beginning with King Bimbisara (543 – 492 BCE) had embarked on a quest for empire-building. It all happened on the bank of the Jhelum river in an area that now is in Pakistan. It was found by Seleucus I Nicator following the division of the empire created by Alexander the Great. Society in Chandragupta Maurya’s Times: Megasthenes, Nand daughter – Chandragupta Maurya’s wife. How did Chandragupta Maurya gain control of territories across the river Indus Learn more about Chandragupta Maurya . Though it is said that Chandragupt Maurya and Helena Maurya’s marriage was a strategic alliance between the two states, there are tales that hint a love story between the two. Since Chanakya was a teacher in Taxila and Chandragupta Maurya is believed to have first seen Helena somewhere near Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, they have become subjects of interest to historians of Pakistan. This is well written. Thanks for this. ( Log Out /  But Helena was Greek, and a Grecian would never name her son after Roman traditions. But whatsoever the story may be, Chandragupta married Helena in his 40s. She learned Sanskrit and Classical Indian music. 2 Seleucus I Nicator (l. c. 358-281 BCE, r. 305-281 BCE) was one of the generals of Alexander the Great (l. 356-323 BCE) who make up the group of Diadochi ("successors") who divided the vast Macedonian Empire between them after Alexander's death in 323 BCE (the others being Cassander, Ptolemy, and Antigonus).Despite not receiving his share of the fallen king’s empire until several years … A mystery, indeed! Name the daughter of selucus who was the wife of chandragupta mauraya? 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