Samudra Gupta defeated Alexander in 326 BCE

samudra gupta alexander war

Historians have wrongly mixed Maurya with Chandra Gupta I. His son Samudra Gupta defeated Alexander in early 326 BCE. Alexander III of Macedon, after conquering Asia Minor, Egypt and Persia, invaded India in 327 BCE. He defeated … Read more

History of Andhra since 4th Millennium BCE

The last King of Kanva Dynasty (7th dynasty to rule Magadha Kingdom), Susarma was killed by his general and minister by name Sindhuka or Srimukha (an Andhra Brahmin) who ascended to the throne of Magadha in 833 … Read more

7th Century Ancient Air Conditioning found in Kuwait

Archaeologists have discovered remains of ancient air conditioning system in a 7th century structure on Failaka, a Kuwaiti island in the Persian Gulf. It is a unique so-called windcatch-tower, utilising an ingenious interior cooling system based on … Read more

Ancient Gandhara Kingdom (Kandahar, Afghanistan)

Ancient Gandhara Kingdom was located in parts of modern-day northern Pakistan and eastern Afghanistan. Gandhāra was located mainly in the Peshawar Valley, Pothohar Plateau and the Kabul River Valley. Its main cities were Purushapura (modern day Peshawar), … Read more

Baalbek Monuments in Lebanon

In Lebanon in the town of Baalbek is one of the oldest concurrently occupied megalithic structures known to man. The temple of Baalbek is a multi-layered building consisting of the remains of three or more construction phases. … Read more