What is Ware culture?
The people of the Pitted Ware culture were a genetically homogeneous and distinct population descended from earlier Scandinavian Hunter-Gatherers (SHGs). The culture emerged in east-central Sweden around 3,500 BC, gradually replacing the Funnelbeaker culture throughout the coastal areas of southern Scandinavia.
In which period Mahajanapadas were there?
The Mahājanapadas (Sanskrit: great realm, from maha, “great”, and janapada “foothold of a people”) were sixteen kingdoms or oligarchic republics that existed in Northern ancient India from the sixth to fourth centuries BCE during the second urbanisation period.
Who ruled Janapadas?
The janas were headed by a king. The samiti was a common assembly of the jana members, and had the power to elect or dethrone the king. The sabha was a smaller assembly of wise elders, who advised the king.
What is the meaning of Vajji?
Vajji (Sanskrit: Vṛji Hindi: वज्जि ) or Vajji was a confederacy of neighbouring clans including the Licchavis and one of the principal mahājanapadas of Ancient India. The area they ruled constitutes the region of Mithila in northern Bihar and their capital was the city of Vaishali.
What led to the rise of Mahajanapadas?
The factors that contributed to the rise of Magadha were the strategic locations of its two capitals Rajagriha and Pataliputra, very rich alluvial soil contributing to agricultural surplus production, and the availability of minerals, which resulted in the introduction of iron tools especially for warfare.
What is the capital of Kosala?
Shravasti and Ayodhya
Where is Mithila now?
The location of Mithila is disputed among Janakpur in present-day Nepal, Baliraajgadh in present-day Madhubani district, Bihar, India, Sitamarhi in present-day Bihar, India, and Mukhiyapatti of Mukhiyapatti Musharniya rural municipality of Dhanusha in present-day Nepal….Mithila (ancient city)
|Built||c. 900 BCE|