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  • The Yavanajātaka of Sphujidhvaja is an ancient text in Indian astrology. It is a later versification of an earlier translation into Sanskrit of a Greek text, thought to have been written around 120 BCE in Alexandria, on horoscopy. The original translation, made in 149–150 CE by "Yavanesvara" under the rule of the Western Kshatrapa king Rudrakarman I, is lost. Only a substantial portion of the versification 120 years later by Sphujidhvaja under Rudrasena II has survived. Yavanajataka is the earliest known Sanskrit work dedicated to horoscopy. It was followed by other works of Western origin which greatly influenced Indian astrology: the Paulisa Siddhanta, and the Romaka Siddhanta. Wikipedia

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