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20 07, 2017

The Ramayana – A Hindu story – India

By |2018-11-20T11:21:06-07:00July 20th, 2017|India, Literature|1 Comment

A scene from the Ramayana: Rama in the forest (a Gupta carving of the 400s AD, now in New Delhi) What is the Ramayana? The Ramayana is a story from ancient India that is a very important part of the Hindu religion. More about Hinduism All our ancient India articles When was the [...]

20 07, 2017

Chola Empire – history of India

By |2019-03-31T13:19:48-07:00July 20th, 2017|History, India|0 Comments

Rajaraja Chola, king from 985 - 1012 AD Collapse of the Guptan Empire Like the Roman Empire, the Guptan empire fell apart in the 500s AD. After that, India had a lot of kings ruling a lot of small kingdoms. In northern India, King Harsha ruled one of the small kingdoms. But after he died in the 600s [...]