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Indo-Greek contribution to Indian Social and Culture – 2

Art and Architecture 8.         Structural Development: Building activities were started, several layers of constructions were found in excavations. Use of burnt bricks for flooring and roofing was found. Construction of brick walls were also found in the excavations. 9.         Pottery: Characteristic of pottery was red ware both plain and polished. Red pottery tecnic was found […]

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CENTRAL ASIAN CONTACTS AND THE IMPACT

POLITICAL BACKGROUND The Indo Greek invasion began in about 200 BC. Because India did not a witness a large empire like that of Mauryans. This led to intimate and widespread contacts between central Asia and India. Mauryas were succeeded by several native rulers such as SHUNGAS, the KANVAS, and the SATAVAHANAS In north-western India many […]

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DECLINE OF THE MAURYAN EMPIRE

DECLINE OF THE MAURYAN  EMPIRE The reason for the decline of the Mauryan Empire are as follows Partition of Mauryan Empire It is the immediate cause for the decline of the Mauryan dynasty After the death of Asoka Mauryan Empire was divided into two halves.It made the dynasty weak Had the partition not taken place […]

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