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Systems of Units Measurement

Systems of Units Measurement The CGS (centimeter, gram, second) system Length is measured in centimeters, mass is measured in grams and time is measured in seconds. Thus centimeter, gram and seconds a... »

Chalukya of Badami, Pallavas, Pandyas

Chalukya, Pallava, Pandyas 600 AD: 3 Main Kingdoms in South: Chalukya (Badami); Pallava (Kanchi); Pandyas (Madurai) Primary Language : Sanskrit Rise of agrarian economy + No megaliths + Decline in tra... »

Gupta Empire (400 – 600 AD)

Gupta Empire (400 – 600 AD) On ruins of Kushan Empire rose Gupta Empire Constituted majority of UP & Bihar Main center of power at Prayag (Allahabad) Founder of Gupta Dynasty was Sri- gupta Srigup... »

Cheras, Cholas & Pandyas

Cheras, Cholas & Pandyas “During Sangam age south India was ruled by 3 dynasties namely Cheras, Cholas & Pandyas” Cheras (Keralaputras) Capital Vanji Seaports  Muziri & Tondi Emblem Bow Ro... »

Sangam Age: 300 – 600 AD

Sangam Age: 300 – 600 AD Sangam Age: 300 – 600 AD Assembly of poets Mainly patronized by Pandayas Divided in 2 parts  Narrative 18 major works ( Melkannakku) Mainly on Aham (Love) & Puram (Valor) ... »

Foreign invasion of NW India: Shakas, Parthians, Kushanas

Foreign invasion of NW India: Shakas, Parthians, Kushanas Foreign invasion of NW India Bactrians & Parthians (Iranians) became independent from Syrian (Greek) rule around 300 BC Around 200 BC, B.C... »

Post Mauryan India: Sungas Dynasty, Satavahanas

Post Mauryan India: Sungas Dynasty, Satavahanas Post Mauryan India After Ashoka’s death, his successors were not able to keep the vast Mauryan kingdom intact. Provinces started declaring independence.... »

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