Pataliputra, the capital of the Mauryan empire, had so impressed Megasthenes, the ambassador of Greek ruler Seleucus I to the court of Chandragupta Maurya, that he called it the world's most beautiful city. The Greek historian - if he could travel ... Business Standard, 2 months ago
Greek historian Megasthenes described Pataliputra (present-day Patna) in his diary in 303 BC as a beautiful city with palaces much superior to those of Susa and Ecbatana in ancient Persia (present-day Iran). Cut to the present, Patna is infamous for poor ...The Telegraph, 2 months ago
Upcoming SlideShare Loading in … 5 1. 1 Indian Art and Culture E-book for CSAT and IAS Mains 2. 3 19 29 31 40 53 62 77 82 114 131 2 • Puppet forms • Painting Styles • Dance forms Classical Folk Tribal • Theater forms • ...SlideShare.net, 2 weeks ago
The Roman Emperor Vespasian taxed the trade of urine—which was valued for its ammonia content—from public restrooms. Photograph bytravelbild, Alamy By Brian Handwerk PUBLISHED Thu Apr 14 10:50:25 EDT 2016 Taxes may be as ...National Geographic, 2 weeks ago
WATERTOWN, MADarpan, a new non-profit theater organization, will present the captivating odyssey of Emperor Ashoka of the Mauryan Dynasty that ruled South Asia circa 300 BC next month at the Arsenal Center for the Arts in Watertown, MA. The play ...India New England, 2 weeks ago
NEW DELHI: The government on Thursday denied that the names of historic western intellectuals like Nicolaus Copernicus and Pythagoras had been removed from school textbooks, terming reports on the issue as "factually incorrect". It also made it ...Times of India, 1 month ago Haven't removed Copernicus, Pythagorus from text books: Irani Deccan Chronicle, 1 month ago Names of historic Western intellectuals like Copernicus and Pythagoras not removed from text books: Smriti Irani Firstpost.com, 1 month ago
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