Chandragupta I

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  • Why Were The Mauryan And Gupta Period Seen As The Height Of Early Indian Civilisation?

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    Why were the Mauryan and Gupta period seen as the height of early Indian civilisation? ‘Height’ according to the Oxford dictionary means the point or a period at which something was at its peak . It is also a relative term which the two period as ‘height of early Indian civilisation’ has been extensively debated; Hermann Kulke and Dietmar Rothermund supporting the question that the two empires where the height of Indian civilisation on the thesis of an organised centralised government. Whereas,

  • Critical Appreciation Of The Play Skandgupta

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    Skandgupta (1928) the play we study here is regarded as Prasad’s most powerful play in which his dexterity in handling the plot “has few parallels.” The play is named after the Gupta King Skandgupta, who tried actually to stem the march of the Huns into India. The hero faces the rebellion of his stepmother, Anantdevi, assisted by Bhatark and Prapanchbuddhi. He fights, at least, three battles besides having to bear the brunt of many domestic conflicts. The play is indeed a plethora of conflicts

  • Business Environment of Pre-British India

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    BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT OF PRE-BRITISH INDIA PROJECT BY: BHAVANA BHATIA-7 REUBEN DANTES-9 CRYSTAL D’SOUZA-11 ALISHA PEREIRA-38 TANUSHREE SHARMA-47 GAURAV TALERA-52 Executive Summary It is the past which shapes what we become in the present. Most of what we do and follow today has been decided in the past which is why we have to understand who we were to become who we have to be. India is one of the few civilizations which has been in existence for more than 5000 years. India is a homogenous culture

  • Centralised Bureaucracy: The Han Dynasty

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    bureaucracy that focused on administration and imperial expansion. This aided the Han Dynasty to expand and thereby prosper to be one of the greatest ruling empires of all time. India also share some of these values as during the Mauryan Dynasty, Chandragupta Maurya ruled a centralised and unified government. He ran a bureaucratic administrative system which enabled them to implement policies throughout the state, much like the Han. Han Wudi built an enormous bureaucracy to expand the empire based

  • Compare And Contrast Ashoka The Great Of The Mauryan Empire And Mughal Empires

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    through wars and violence. As a result, he turned to Buddhism and studied the teaching of Buddha. He gradually embraced Buddhism over the years. One of Ashoka’s edicts, he said that, “…I have been a Buddhist layman for more than two and a half years, but for a year I did not make much progress. Now for more than a year I have drawn close to the community [of monks] and have become more aren’t…” As it can be seen from the edict, it shows that Ashoka did not completely embrace Buddhism right after the

  • Roman Empire Essay

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    of the power within the Empire came from generals. The Gupta/Mauryan military power was not as extensive as the Romans. During the rule of Chandra Gupta I he had slowly started to form a control over neighboring territories in India unlike the Roman Empire immediately beginning to conquer regions. The Muaryan Empire, under the rule of Chandragupta Maurya had used hegemony to gain power over neighboring areas. For both the Maurya/Gupta Empires, their language of communication had been Sanskrit within

  • Alexander the Great Essay

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    What is Time magazine? Well it's not a magazine full of clock, Time magazine is about weekly events. Every year they have a Person of the Year cover. Alexander the Great is known for his bravery and how he conquered many countries. Alexander the Great should be the next Time person of the year because of the many things he changed in his time-he put cities on key routes, unified the lands he conquered, and he helped to combine cultures. Alexander the great has lived a life full of accomplishments

  • Alexander As A Man Of Greatness

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    supporting that they were a well-rounded person. I believe that alexander had rightfully earned this title because through my research I have only found evidence that Alexander was indeed a man of greatness. Although Alexander displayed many characteristics of greatness there are three that have stood out me, his strategy, selflessness, and influence. These reasons show clear support that Alexander was Great and never anything less. The first reason why I believe Alexander is great is because of his

  • Alexander The Great Essay

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    There are many leaders in the world, but a great ruler is passionate, honorable and one who can inspire even in the most hopeless circumstances. Alexander the Great was a great ruler. Alexander the Great was a ruler that was not only inspiring, but he was fearless, smart, bold and courageous. Alexander the Great inspired his soldiers to crave more. He has inspired people since the day he started ruling. What is inspirational about Alexander the Great is that he inspired his troops to the point that

  • Alexander The Great : Alexander The Great

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    Alexander the Great was born from King Philip II of Macedonia and Olympias, princess of Epirus in 365 BCE. At a young age Alexander was taught by Aristotle. He taught Alexander politics, sports, warfare, as well as academic subjects. When King Philip was assassinated in 336 BCE, Alexander inherited his father’s army and empire. Using his outstanding knowledge, and his father’s great army, Alexander was able to conquer a great amount of Europe, Asia, and Africa. Alexander was substantially great considering

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