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TLP HISTORY [DAY 43]

  • November 19, 2016
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TLP HISTORY [DAY 43]

 


TOPIC : GUPTAS,VAKATAKAS AND VARDHANAS & REGIONAL STATES DURING GUPTA ERA

EDUCATION,LITERATURE,ART & ARCHITECTUREE :

Q.1)  How did Indian culture spread in the South-east Asiatic countries during the Gupta Age? [20m,400w ]


Q.2)  Highlight the achievements of the Gupta period in the field of literature, science and technology. [25m,450w ]


 VARDHANAS :

Q.3)  Give an account of the Society in Northern and Central India since the death of Harsha to the Muslim conquest of North India. [25m,450w ]


Q.4)  “Harshvardhan was himself great, but he has been made greater by Ban and Yuan Chiang.” Critically examine the statement. [20m,400w ]


POLITY & ADMINISTRATION OF REGIONAL STATES DURING GUPTA ERA :

Q.5)  Give an account of the struggle for supremacy in South India between the Chalukyas of Badami and the Pallavas. [25m,450w ]


Q.6)  “The inferior cavalry of the Rajputs was not the only cause of their defeat at the hands of Turko- Afghans and Mughal.” Comment. [25m,450w ]


Q.7)  Did the triangular conflict between the Rashtrakutas, Gujara Pratiharas and Palas create a political vacuum in northern India which facilitated the invasions of Mahmud of Ghazni? [25m,450w ]


Q.8)   How could the local self-government under the Cholas adjust with their centralized administration structure? [ 10m,200w ]


Q.9)  Give an account of the rise of the Chalukyas of Vatapi and their struggle with other rulers. Write a note on their patronage of arts. [25m,450 w]


MAP WORK : ANCIENT CAPITALS

  • Begram and Mathura : Summer and winter capitals respectively of the Kushan Empire
  • Amaravati and Pratishth?napura: Capitals of Satavahana Empire
  • Kannauj : Capital of Harshavardhana’s short lived kingdom; also of Pratiharas.
  • Manyakheta, Avanti : Capitals of Rashtrakuta Dynasty and Pratihara Empire respectively.
  • Gadhipur: centre of administration of the Gupta dynasty. Capital under Jamwal kings Gaadhi and Vishwamitra.
  • Puhar : Capital of Early Cholas.
  • Madurai : Capital of Pandyas
  • Gau?a : Capital of Pala dynasty along with Pataliputra
  • Sigal: First capital of the Sakas 70bce-400
  • Taxila : Second capital of the Sakas 70bce-400
  • Mathura : Third capital of the Sakas 70bce-400
  • Sagala : Capital of the Indo-Greeks
  • Bhinmal : Capital of Gurjara Emoire
  • Jaunpur : Capital of Sharq? dynasty (1394–1479).
  • Pataliputra :Capital of Maurya Empire
  • Delhi : The current capital of India is the seat of Delhi Sultanate.
  • Daulatabad : In 1327, Tughlaq dynasty,  abandoned due to lack of water.
  • Ghor : Capital of Ghurid Sultanate
  • Badaun : Capital of Iltutmish empire.
  • Vijayanagara : Capital of Vijayanagara Empire under Akbar’s reign, from 1571 until 1585, when it was abandoned, ostensibly due to lack of water.
  • Kanchipuram :Capital of Pallavas
  • Thanjavur : Capital of Cholas
  • Allahabad : The city was a provincial capital in the Mughal Empire and was the headquarters of Jahangir from 1599 to 1604.[1]
  • Murshidabad : In 1704, nawab Murshid Quli Khan changed the seat of government from Dhaka to Murshidabad, renaming it after himself.
  • Pune : In 1730, Pune became the seat of the Peshwa of Maratha Empire.
  • Munger : Mir Qasim Ali, the Nawab of Bengal (from 1760 to 1764). In 1763, Quasim shifted his capital from Murshidabad to Munger.
  • Patna : Sher Shah Suri’s capital for brief period of 5 years.

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