Ancient India Timeline Lucas Marin 6-A

Timeline created by fireworld2364
In History
  • 1,800 BCE

    Decline of Mohenjo Daro and Harappan.

    Decline of Mohenjo Daro and Harappan.
    Earthquakes,Floods, Law of Nature, Plague and Foreign Invasion caused the extinction of the Mohenjo Daronand Harappan culture. They had setteled along the Indus and Karachi river.
  • -262 BCE

    Battle of Kalinga

    Battle of Kalinga
    The battle of Kalinga was so devastating were the consequences of this battle that the ruthless Mauryan Emporer Ashoka eventually walked the path of peace and adopted Buddhism.
  • -201 BCE

    Siddartha Gautama founds Buddhism.

    Siddartha Gautama founds Buddhism.
    Buddhism is a path of practice and spiritual development leading to Insight into the true nature of reality. Buddhist practices like meditation are means of changing yourself in order to develop the qualities of awareness, kindness, and wisdom. Hinduism is about understanding Brahma, existence, from within the Atman, which is self or soul. where Buddhism is about finding the Anatman not soul or not self.
  • Period:
    1,500 BCE
    to
    -100 BCE

    Aryan Invasion

    The aryans migrated from Siberia to their destination in India. They used the Indus river and himalaya mountains to get to india. They moved the seat to the west of India.
  • Period:
    -322 BCE
    to
    -185 BCE

    Mauryan Empire

    Chandragupta Maurya and Alexander of Macedon were the two main leaders. About 50 years after Ashoka's death, the Mauryan king was killed by his general-in-chief, Pushyamitra, who founded the Shunga.
  • Period:
    -320 BCE
    to
    -550 BCE

    Gupta Dynasty

    Some of their accomplishments were there great scholars, art and architecture and their campaigns against foreign tribes.
    The Gupta Empire was considered India’s Golden Age due to mathematics advances, such as the concept of zero, medical remedies, plastic surgery and vaccinations. The Gupta Empire was also known for flourishing creative arts, including stories that inspired later works like Aladdin and his Magic Lamp.
  • Period:
    -268 BCE
    to
    -232 BCE

    Reign of Asoka

    Asoka is mostly known for having the largest ever empire in the Indian subcontinent and one of the world's largest empires at its time. Asoka was the third ruler of the Indian Mauryan Empire.