the father of the bride of Shri Krishna's grandson, had something to do with Assyria;
Shonitapura, his capital, has the same meaning as Babylon, 'the City of Blood'. This is
not a mere accident; Panchajanya, the demon from whom Shri Krishna saved the son of his
teacher Sandipani, who had been dragged into the sea at Prabhasa, might have been an
Assyrian trader who had kidnapped the boy.
is any factual basis in this legend, it shows that sea power, both naval and mercantile,
was directed from Prabhasa from the most ancient times.