Pre-Mussalman India: A History of the Motherland Prior to the Sultanate of Delhi
A short book that aims to tell the story of Indian History from the ancient times up to the year 1206 the founding of the Sultanate of Delhi. The chapters are short and crisp and offer informative notes on 1) the Age of the Itihas, 2) the Dravidians, 3) the Post Vedic ages, 4) Mahavira and Gautama Buddha, 5) Foreign invasions into India, 6) Alexander the Great, 7) Pre-Ashokan Magadha, 8) Ashoka, 9) The Sunga Dynasty, 10) the Andhras, 11) Further foreign invasions, 12) the Guptas 13) Fa-hian, 14) Later Guptas 15) the Harsha empire, 16) Hiuen Tsang, 17) Rajaput ascendancy, 18) Minor Hindu Kingdoms 19) Mussalman conquests, 20) the Punjab occupation, 21) Effect of Mussalman invasions, 22) Mohammad Ghor and 23) the Sultanate of Delhi. This book is a reprint of the 1917 edition.
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The PostVedic Ages
Mahavira and Gautama
Foreign Invasions into India
Alexander the Great
The Sunga Dynasty
The Andhras XI Foreign Invasions
The Later Guptas
The Harsha Empire
Hiuen Tsang or Yuan Chung PAGE
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6th century Allahabad Anangapal ancient India Andhra Aryan Asoka Asokavardhana became Bengal Brahmans Buddha Buddhist capital caste century A. D. Chalukya dynasty Chandra Gupta CHAPTER Chola civilisation conquered conquest death Deccan defeated Dharma dominions Dravidian Duryodhana epic faith foreign forest Rishis Gautama Ghazni Ghor Guzerat Harsha Harshavardhana Hindu society Hinduism Indian history Indus invaded India Invasion Jayachandra Kalanjar Kanishka Kanouj Kashmir king Kshatriya Kusa Kutb-ud-din Lahore land literature lived Magadha Maha Mahabharata Mahamadan Mahavira Mahomed Malwa monasteries monastic monks Muslim Mussalman non-Aryan northern India Orientalists Pallava Pandavas Pataliputra persecuted Persian philosophy political PRE-MUSSALMAN INDIA princes probably province Pulikesin Punjab Raja Prithvi Rajput Rajput chiefs Ramayana reign religion religious ruler sacred Saka Samudra Gupta Sanskrit Saurashtra Selucus Sindh Sita South Indian spiritual Sri Krishna Sri Rama Sultan Mahamad Ghor Sultanate of Delhi Sunga teacher throne Vedas Vedic Vedic ages Vedic orthodoxy Vivaswan Yasodharman Yuan Chung Yudhishthira