The Akbar-Nama which literally means Book of Akbar is the official chronicle of the reign of Akbar, the third Mughal Emperor, commissioned by Akbar himself by his court historian and biographer, Abul Fazl who was one of the nine jewels in Akbar's court. ⚔ DISCUSS
Q2. The Harappan site showing evidence of two cultural phases, Harappan and Pre-Harappan is
Answer : Kalibanga
The Harappan site showing evidence of two cultural phases, Harappan and Pre-Harappan is Kalibanga. ⚔ DISCUSS
Q3. The figure of the God that was depicted in the seal of Indus valley people is
Answer : Pashupati
The figure of the God that was depicted in the seal of Indus valley people is Pashupati.
The Pashupati Seal is a steatite seal that was discovered at the Mohenjo-daro archaeological site of the Indus Valley Civilization. The seal depicts a seated figure that is possibly tricephalic (having three heads). It was once thought to be ithyphallic, an interpretation that is now mostly discarded. He has a horned headdress and is surrounded by animals. He may represent a horned deity.
Ashoka sometimes Ashoka the Great, was an Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty, who ruled almost all of the Indian subcontinent from c. 268 to 232 BCE. The grandson of the founder of the Maurya Dynasty, Chandragupta Maurya, Ashoka promoted the spread of Buddhism. One of India's greatest emperors, Ashoka expanded Chandragupta's empire to reign over a realm stretching from present-day Afghanistan in the west to Bangladesh in the east. It covered the entire Indian subcontinent except for parts of present-day Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala. The empire's capital was Pataliputra (in Magadha, present-day Patna), with provincial capitals at Taxila and Ujjain. ⚔ DISCUSS
Q5. Who founded the Vikramasila University ?
Answer : Dharampala
It was established by King Dharampala (783 to 820 A.D.) in response to a supposed decline in the quality of scholarship at Nalanda. ⚔ DISCUSS