It might be difficult to imagine how an entire city can become lost in time, leaving nothing more than ruins in its wake. Whether due to war, natural disaster, climate change or other reasons, cities have risen and fallen throughout history.
No matter if the civilization was Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Indian or Mayan, its legacy today is in part marked by towering pyramids. While not all of them resemble the Egyptian pyramids there’s little doubt that they’re equally as wondrous.
Stepwells – whether abandoned or in use – can be found scattered across India, with the highest concentration in the north of the country, often far from the mainstream tourist trail. Here’s our pick of the most spectacular photos of Ancient Indian Stepwell.
History has seen some truly devastating pandemics that have killed hundreds of thousands to millions of people.
Take a look back at 11 of the most infamous outbreaks of the disease once known as the “Great Mortality.”
Stupa is a hemispherical structure containing Buddhist relics and place of meditation used by Buddhists monks. In the period between the Mauryas and the Guptas the older stupas were greatly enlarged and beautified. Of these three are noteworthy—those at Bharhut and Sanchi in Madhya Pradesh, and at Amaravati in the lower Krishna valley.
The earliest works of literature of India were epics, long poems, travelogues, plays, and collection of stories for children which were written in verse. A large number of great Indian epics were created during the first millennium BC. The two most famous epics are the Mahabharata and the Ramayana.
Indus valley civilization is a rich civilization and one of the most important civilizations that existed in the world. Ancient India during the Harappan era had one of the largest populations in the ancient world, far greater than the Middle East or Europe.
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