Tagged: Indian History

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Imperial Cholas

IMPERIAL CHOLAS After the decline of the Sangam period, the Cholas became feudatories in Uraiyur. They became prominent in the ninth century and established an empire comprising the major portion of South India. Their capital...

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Gupta Empire- The Golden Age of Ancient India

GUPTA EMPIRE Contemporary literary works like the Devichandraguptam and the Mudhrakshasam written by Visakadatta provide information regarding the rise of the Gupta Empire Chinese traveler Fahien, who visited India during the reign of Chandragupta...

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Sangam Age and Kingdoms of South India

Sangam Age According to Tamil legends, there existed three Sangam (Academy of Tamil poets) in ancient Tamil Nadu popularly called Muchchangam. Sangams flourished under the royal patronage of the Pandyas. first Sangam, held at...

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Post Mauryan Era

POST MAURYAN ERA Sungas founder of the Sunga dynasty was Pushyamitra Sunga, who was the commander-in-chief under the Mauryas most important challenge to the Sunga rule was to protect north India against the invasions...

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The Mauryan Empire

THE MAURYAN EMPIRE For the first time, the political unity was achieved in India history writing has also become clear from this period due to accuracy in chronology and sources Literary Sources Kautilya’s Arthasastra...

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The Rise of Magadha and Alexander’s Invasion

THE RISE OF MAGADHA AND ALEXANDER’S INVASION Buddhist literature Anguttara Nikaya gives a list of sixteen great kingdoms called ‘Sixteen Mahajanapadas’ Anga, Magadha, Kasi, Kosala, Vajji, Malla, Chedi, Vatsa, Kuru, Panchala, Matsya, Surasena, Asmaka,...

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THE VEDIC CULTURE

THE VEDIC CULTURE After the end of Indus valley civiliisation major shift in course of Indian history observed with the development of The Vedic Culture. Around this period, the speakers of Indo-Aryan language, Sanskrit,...

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