World History

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The history of urbanization in the ancient world is a rich and fascinating subject. The period from the third millennium BCE to the 6th century BCE saw the rise of some of the world’s first cities and the emergence of complex societies that would shape the course of human history for centuries to come. During this time, Afghanistan was considered as the meeting point of all the civilizations of the world, be it the Indus Valley, Mesopotamian, Egyptian, or Chinese.


Who built Sudarshan Lake? | Q&A

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Sudarshan Lake was built by Pushyagupta, governor of Chandragupta Maurya, ruler of the Mauryan Empire, as confirmed by the Junagarh rock inscription attributed to Rudradaman-I. The lake was constructed in the middle of Urjayant Hill at Girnar in Saurashtra, along with a dam for irrigation.

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The Harappan civilization, also known as the Indus civilization, is one of the oldest and most advanced ancient civilizations in history. It is believed to have existed from around 2500 BC to 1750 BC, and was first identified by the archaeologist John Marshall, who coined the term “Indus civilization.”