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08 Feb

Medieval India Rulers and Buildings

Rulers and Buildings – Medieval India • Between the 8th and the 18th centuries kings and their officers built two kinds of structures: First were forts, palaces and tombs....

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08 Feb

Medieval India: Mughal Dynasty

The Mughal Dynasty • From the latter half of the 16th century, they expanded their kingdom from Agra and Delhi until in the 17th century they controlled nearly all...

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08 Feb

Medieval India: Delhi Sultanate

Delhi as the center of attraction When did Delhi became strategically important as center of political importance? Who were the major rules of Delhi during medieval period? Hopefully you...

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08 Feb

Medieval India Tripartite Struggle and Cholas

New Kings and Kingdoms • Many dynasties emerged during 7th century. • By the 7th century there were big landlords or warrior chiefs in different regions of the subcontinent....

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08 Feb

Ancient India: Maurya and Post-Maurya Rulers

Asoka, The Emperor • The Mauryas were a dynasty, more than 2300 years ago, with three important rulers — Chandragupta[founder], his son Bindusara, and Bindusara’s son, Ashoka. • Chandragupta...

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08 Feb

Ancient India: Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism

BUDDHA • Buddha belonged to a small gana known as the Sakya gana, and was a kshatriya. • He finally decided to find his own path to realisation, and...

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08 Feb

Ancient India: Early Cities and Republics

In the earliest cities HARAPPA • These cities developed about 4700 years ago. • Many of these cities were divided into two or more parts. • The part to...

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08 Feb

Ancient India Customs and Practices

What, Where, How and When? • Narmada: earliest people who lived here were skilled gatherers; they knew about the vast wealth of plants in the surrounding forests, and collected...

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08 Feb

Indian History Indus Valley Civilization

Indus Valley Civilization was the first major civilization in South Asia, which spread across a vast area of land in present-day India and Pakistan (around 12 lakhs sq.km). The...

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08 Feb

Important Indus Valley Sites and Archaeological Discoveries

The Indus Valley Civilization covered parts of Sind, Baluchistan, Afghanistan, West Punjab, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab and Maharashtra. Over 1000 Indus Valley Civilization sites...

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