Flashcards in India Deck (15)
When did the Gupta Empire rule?
What religion did the Guptas follow?
What four aspects make up the caste system?
In order, what four parts of Brahma did the castes come from?
What 6 cultural legacies did the Guptas leave?
2. The concept of zero
3. Sanskirt literature
5. Decimal system
6. Kama sutra
Why did the Guptas decline? 2 reasons
1. Weak rulers
2. Huns invading from the northwest
Where did the Huns invade the Guptas from?
When and where did the Chola empire rule?
300BC- 1279AD, south India
Which Chola ruler came to power in 985?
Rajiraji Chola I
Who did Rajiraji Chola I defeat?
Bengals and Mysorians
Where did Rajiraji Chola I capture, aside from Bengal and Mysore?
Sri Lanka, Maldives
Where did Cholan influence spread?
Around the Bay of Bengal as far as Indonesia
When did the Later Chola dynasty start?
Who was the first Later Chola ruler?
Kulothunga Chola I