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Cultural history of Kapisa and Gandhara

Nilima Sen Gupta

Cultural history of Kapisa and Gandhara

by Nilima Sen Gupta

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Published by Sundeep in Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kapiśa (Afghanistan : Region),
  • Gandhara (Pakistan and Afghanistan)
    • Subjects:
    • Kapiśa (Afghanistan : Region) -- Civilization.,
    • Gandhara (Pakistan and Afghanistan) -- Civilization.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNilima Sen Gupta.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS374.K27 S46 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 238 p., [20] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages238
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3009762M
      LC Control Number84903421

      Her tourist guide book, “An Historical Guide to Kabul,” is the definitive source on the country’s sights. Despite having been written in , I found it immensely useful to understand the country’s cultural history. The Achaemenid Empire. First, some history. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Animation & Cartoons Arts & Music Computers & Technology Cultural & Academic Films Ephemeral Films Movies News & Public Affairs. Full text of "Gandharan Sculptures in Peshawar Museum".

      Since the title "Shahi" was used by the rulers of "Kapisa/Kabul or Gandhara" also in imitation of Kushana "Shao", it has been speculated by some writers that the Shahi dynasty of Kapisa/Kabul or Gandhara was a "foreign dynasty" and had descended from the Kushans or Turks ("Turushkas"). Greco-Buddhist art from Gandhara, 1st century BC. This depicts the Buddha with Heracles (in place of Vajrapani) as his protector bodhisattva. A wonderful cross-cultural masterpiece in the overlapping of Alexander’s empire and the Indian empires.

      The Indo-Greek Kingdom or Graeco-Indian Kingdom was a Hellenistic kingdom spanning modern-day Afghanistan, into the classical circumscriptions of the Punjab of the Indian subcontinent (northern Pakistan and northwestern India), during the last two centuries BC and was ruled by more than thirty kings, often conflicting with one frithwilliams.com languages: Greek (Greek alphabet), . World History Book: World Civilizations I (Boundless) displacing the Greek dynasties. The Kushans, a Yuezhi branch, spread south into the region traditionally known as Gandhara, and then expanded across the northern parts of the Indian subcontinent. Around CE, the emperor Kanishka sent his armies north to capture territories in present.


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Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Animation & Cartoons Arts & Music Computers & Technology Cultural & Academic Films Ephemeral Films Movies News & Public Affairs. Full text of "Cultural History Of Kapisa And Gandhara".

Kapisi (Kapiśi) was the capital city of the former Kingdom of Kapisa (now part of modern Afghanistan).While the name of the kingdom has been used for the modern Kapisa Province, the ancient city of Kapisa was located in Parwan Province, in or near present-day Bagram.

The first references to Kapisa appear in the writings of 5th-century BCE Indian scholar Achariya Pāṇini. The boundaries of Gandhara varied throughout history.

Sometimes the Peshawar Valley and Taxila were collectively referred to as Gandhara; sometimes the Swat Valley (Sanskrit: Suvāstu) was also frithwilliams.com heart of Gandhara, however, was always the Peshawar frithwilliams.com kingdom was ruled from capitals at Kapisa (), Pushkalavati (), Taxila, Puruṣapura (Peshawar) and in its final days from Capital: Puṣkalavati (modern Charsadda) and.

Get this from a library. Cultural history of ancient India: a socio-economic and religio-cultural survey of Kapiśa and Gandhāra. [Jaya Goswami] -- Based on the archaeological excavations at Begram in eastern Afghanistan and Taxila in northwestern Pakistan. Cultural History of Kapisa and Gandhara (PDF) $ Be The First to Review This Book Author: Nilima Sen Gupta File Size/Format: MB / PDF Pages: Published.

Definitions of history of kapisa, synonyms, antonyms, derivatives of history of kapisa, analogical dictionary of history of kapisa (English) Nagarahara, Gandhara and Banu, according to the Chinese pilgrim Hiuen Tsang who visited in AD. ↑ Cultural History of Ancient India: A Socio-economic and Religio-cultural Survey of Kapisa and.

Ancient Peshawar: Historical Review of Some of its Socio-Religious and Cultural Aspects (3rd BCE - 7th AD) Syed Waqar Ali Shah*. India, due to its fertile soil and riches, had always remained a big source of attraction for the Western world in general and Central Asia in particular.

Virendra Nath Sharma: Sawai Jai Singh and His Astronomy $ $ Sawai Jai Singh the statesman astronomer of 18th century India designed astronomical instruments of masonry and stone, built observatories prepared a Zij or a text for astronomical calculations and sent a fact-finding scientific mission to Europe.

Discovery of the child by Maria Montessori. Maria Montessori describes the nature of the child and her method. She believes that once the general principles of her method have been grasped, its material application is very simple.

Gone are teachers who wear out their lungs maintaining discipline. Verbal instruction is replaced by. The Gandhāri people were settled since the Vedic times on the banks of Kabul River (river Kubhā or Kabol) down to its confluence with the frithwilliams.com Gandhāra included parts of northwest frithwilliams.comra was located on the northern trunk road (Uttarapatha) and was a centre of international commercial activities.

The boundaries of Gandhara varied throughout history. Gandharan Art Bibliography (GAB) Welcome to our new Gandharan Art Bibliography.

Over the three years of the Gandhara Connections project we will build the GAB into a comprehensive bibliography of Gandharan art and closely related material. The current version is work in progress. The kingdoms of Kapisa-Gandhara in modern-day Afghanistan, Zabulistan and Sindh (which then held Makran) in modern-day Pakistan, all of which were culturally and politically part of India since ancient times, were known as "The Frontier of Al Hind".

The first clash between a ruler of an Indian kingdom and the Arabs took place in AD, when Arab forces defeated Rutbil, King of Zabulistan in. The history of Gandhara is the stuff that legends are made of. From the composition and recitation of Mahabharata – the greatest Hindu epic at Gandhara in the early historic period to the preeminence of the ancient centers of Buddhist learning – the Takshashila University, the legends of Gandhara have always inspired the imagination of people from diverse lands and from time immemorial.

The Shahi (Devanagari: शाही),[2] Sahi,[3] also called Shahiya[4][5] dynasties ruled one of the Middle kingdoms of India which included portions of the Kabulistan and the old province of Gandhara (now in northern Pakistan), from the decline of the Kushan Empire in the 3rd century to the early 9th century.[5] The kingdom was known as "Kabul Shahi" (Kabul-shāhān or Ratbél-shāhān in.

The author's research, accompanied by some 60 illustrations, offers Americans an entirely new understanding of the desolate region shown on the nightly news. The Persian, Greek and Central Asian invasions of Gandhara, rather than causing wide scale destruction in the region, promoted the development of a multi-cultural.

Heracles,depiction of Vajrapani as the protector of the Buddha,2ndC Gandhara,British Museum Mehrauli goatherd, kabooter baz & baadfaroosh.

Writes the occasional book. New Delhi. Ancient Art Ancient History Art History Ancient Egypt Alexandre Le Grand The Lost Buddhist Kingdom of Gandhara: A Buddha sculpture from Kapisa Province. Gandhara "flourished at the crossroads of Asia," connecting trade routes and absorbing cultural influences from diverse civilizations; Buddhism thrived until 8th or 9th centuries, when Islam first began to gain sway in the region.

Pockets of Buddhism persisted in Pakistan's Swat valley until the 11th century. A map of India in the 2nd century CE showing the extent of the Kushan Empire during the reign of Kanishka. Most historians consider the empire to have variously extended as far east as the middle Ganges plain, to Varanasi on the confluence of the Ganges and the Jumna, or probably even frithwilliams.coml: Bagram (Kapiśi), Peshawar (Puruṣapura), Taxila.

Since the title Shahi was used by the rulers of Kapisa/Kabul or Gandhara also in imitation of Kushana "Shao", it has been speculated by some writers that the Shahi dynasty of Kapisa/Kabul or Gandhara was a foreign dynasty and had descended from the Kushans or Turks (Turushkas). Mahmud-i-Raqi is the provincial capital, while the most populous city and district of Kapisa is Nijrab.

History. The earliest references to Kapisa appear in the writings of fifth century BCE Indian scholar Pāṇini. Pāṇini refers to the city of Kapiśi, a city of the Kapisa kingdom, modern Bagram.Cultures > Kushan Empire. Kushan Empire Background Kushan Empire Κυϸανο (Bactrian) कुषाण राजवंश (Sanskrit) Βασιλεία Κοσσανῶν (Greek) Nomadic empire 30– Kushan territories (full line) and maximum extent of Kushan dominions under Kanishka the Great (dotted line), according to .BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS -BFA- SEMESTER SYSTEM – SYLLABI - 4/19 B.F.A (II) SEMESTER (Practical) Title of the Paper Objectives Credits Marks Still Life Study of objects (man-made and natural) such as bottles, flower-pots, fruits, vegetables, drapery etcetera.

Introduction of water-color and gauche techniques to render the objects in various light conditions.