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20 07, 2017

Guptan Empire in Ancient India

By |2019-07-29T12:04:31-07:00July 20th, 2017|History, India|0 Comments

Guptan Empire: Coin of Samudragupta Chandragupta builds an empire In 319 AD, King Chandragupta I managed to conquer all of northern India. He built northern India into a great empire again. (He was not related to the Mauryan Chandragupta. But he wanted people to think he was). Chandragupta I even conquered some of South [...]

20 07, 2017

Indian games: ancient India

By |2019-09-17T11:36:24-07:00July 20th, 2017|India|2 Comments

Indian games: A die found in excavations at a Harappan period site. Note that the six is not opposite the one. The first games in India People brought the idea of throwing the knucklebones of sheep or pigs to tell the future, or to play a game of skill like jacks, when they first came from Africa to India about 40,000 BC. [...]