Literary and Non-Literary Sources of Ancient Indian History Part 1

There are 2 significant sources of Ancient Indian history – Literary and Non-Literary sources. This article describes both the sources of Ancient Indian History in detail. Textual Sources Within Literary sources, there... Read more »

Literary and Non-Literary Sources of Ancient Indian History Part 2

Non-Literary Sources There are numerous non-literary resources of early Indian history, the essential ones are– Inscriptions, Coins, Archaeology, and also the version of visiting international tourists. Let us check out each resource... Read more »

Literary and Non-Literary Sources of Ancient Indian History Part 3

Archaeology Archaeology aids us to research the material remains of the past times. Archaeology is really vital to examine prehistory i.e. the time frame prior to the development of writing. Unearthings have... Read more »

Central Asian Dynasties of Ancient India

The largest empire in Ancient India was that of the Mauryas. However, beginning 200 BC there were many smaller kingdoms that took shape due to contact between Central Asia and India. Most... Read more »

Important Dynasties of India – The Mauryas

In this series of posts, we focus on different dynasties in ancient and medieval History. We will know about their geographical spread, important rulers, their achievements and contributions. In this post, we... Read more »

History for IAS – Extent of Mauryan Empire

In the previous post, we saw the family tree of the Mauryan dynasty. In this post we will explore the reign of its three major rulers – Chandragupta, Bindusara and Ashoka. I... Read more »