Brihadrata was assassinated in 185 BCE during a military parade, by the commander-in-chief of his guard, the Brahmin general Pusyamitra Sunga, who then took over the throne and established the Sunga dynasty.
Brihadrata, the last ruler of the Mauryan dynasty, held territories that had shrunk considerably from the time of emperor Ashoka, although he still upheld the Buddhist faith.
Section-1: Ancient Indian History Question - 7
Rajatarangini, a book that generally recorded the heritage of Kashmir in the 12th Century, was written by__:
THE GAHADVALA DYANSTY – descendants of Suryavansha of Ayodhya. The Gahadvala, or Gaharwar, was a Hindu and Buddhist Indian dynasty that ruled the kingdom of Kannauj for approximately a hundred years, beginning in the late eleventh century.
The founder of the Kannauj Gahadvala dynasty was Chandradeva, who took control of Kannauj at the end of the 11th century (1090A.D.).
During the rule of his successor, Govindachandra, from 1114-1154, the state of Gahadvala reached the pinnacle of its power, His minister, Lakshmidhara, was the author of several legal works, including Kalpadruma.
Section-1: Ancient Indian History Question - 10
Which among the following is the most unique feature of Dholavira site of the Indus Valley Civilization?
Its cities were horizontally divided in multiple parts