HISTORY

Medieval period

MEDIEVEL PERIOD

December 31, 2017

POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT IN MEDIEVEL PERIOD South India between 9TH -12TH Centuries(The imperical Chola) Between these centuries of Medieval period, two great dynasties of the Chalukyas of Kalyan and Cholas of Tanjore ruled south india. The founder was Vijayalaya who was Pallava taudatory .He caputured Tanjore in 850 AD,fought  Pandyas. By 897 AD,the Cholas were strong […]

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The Post Gupta Period

THE POST GUPTA PERIOD (606A.D.-757A.D.)

December 27, 2017

The Rulers of the Post Gupta Period The Pushyabhutior Vardhana dynasty was the founder at thaneswar(Kurukshetra district,Haryana) by Pushyabhuti probably towards the beginning of the 6th century. Pushyabhuti were the feudatories of the Guptas,but has assumed independence after the Hun invations. The first important ruler of this dynasty was Prabhakaravardhana(580-605 AD). Prabhakaravardhana was succeeded by his eldest […]

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The age of the guptas

THE AGE OF THE GUPTA PERIOD

December 27, 2017

The age of the Gupta period (320 AD- 550 AD) Some 500 years after the collapse of Mauryan empire,a new dynasty called Guptas arose in Magadha and established its control over the greater part of india(through their empire was not as large as that of Mauryas). This period is also referred as the “classical Age”or […]

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the Mauryan Empire

THE MAURYAN EMPIRE

December 26, 2017

THE MAURYAN EMPIRE (321B.C.- 289 B.C.) Chandragupta Maurya was the founder of the Maurya empire ,by overthrowing the Nanda Dynasty and with the help of Chankaya ,he expanded the empire,  the Maurya empire fully occupied North-Western parts of  india  ,Chandra Gupta Maurya  defeated and conquered  the governors left by Alexender the Great . In 305 BC Chandragupta defeated Seleucus Nicator. […]

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Religious Movement

RELIGIOUS MOVEMENT

December 24, 2017

RELIGIOUS MOVEMENT The period between 7th and 5th century BC was turning point in the intellectual and spiritual development of the whole world,for it witnessed the emergence of early philosophers of Greece,t he great Hebrew poets, Confucius in china and Zoroaster in Persia. It was at this time that Jainism and Buddhism arose in india,each […]

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The Rise of Magadha Kingdom

THE RISE OF THE MAGADHA KINGDOM

December 24, 2017

 RISE OF THE MAGADHA KINGDOM(600-300 B.C) Magadha Empire is divided into three dynasties:- Haryank Dynasty Shisunaga Dynasty Nanda Dynasty. HARYANK DYNASTY The epic Mahabharata has provided information about the early period of Jarasandh and Brihdrath were the rulers during the period of Mahabharata. Girivraja was the magadhan capital during the early period. Bimbisara (544-492 B.C.) […]

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Sangam period

SANGAM PERIOD

December 19, 2017

Sangam Period:- In Southern india the period between the 1st century B.C. to the end of 2nd century A.D. is known as Sangam Period. Sangam period named after the Sangam academies during that period. There were three Sangams (Academy of Tamil poets) held in the ancient South India popularly called Muchchangam. These Sangams grow under […]

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LATER VEDIC PERIOD

LATER VEDIC PERIOD

December 18, 2017

LATER VEDIC PERIOD:- The period assigned to later vedic phase is 1000 B.C. to 600 B.C. These communities used a particular kind of pottery called the  painted Grey Ware (PGW). More than 700 PGW sites have been found in upper Ganga basin .Some important PGW site are –Atranji  khera, Ahichhatra,Noh,Hastinapur,Kurukshetra ,Bhagwanpura and Jakhera. Iron objects […]

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Early Vedic Period

EARLY VEDIC PERIOD

December 18, 2017

EARLY VEDIC PERIOD Period: Iron Age Followed by: Brihadrathas dynasty, Haryanka dynasty, Mahajanapadas Geographical range: South Asia Preceded by: Indus Valley Civilisation It generally agreed that Aryans originally lived somewhere in steppes region stretching from southern Russia to central Russian  The consensus is that originally they lived somewhere in the East of alps. On their […]

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Pre Historic Period

NOTES OF PRE HISTORIC PERIOD

December 17, 2017

PRE HISTORIC PERIOD The pre historic period can roughly be divided into 3 parts Paleolithic Age Mesolithic Age Neolithic Age Paleolithic Age  of Pre Historic Period (250,000-10,000 B.C.) Paleolithic Culture developed in the pleistocene period. Pleistocene was the period when ice covered the earth’s surface. The main tools used during this period are handaxes,cleavers,choppers,flakes,burins,scrapers. Their […]

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