Visual Timeline: Aryan

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1500 BCE: The Aryans - nomadic northerners from central Asia, begin to migrate into the Indus Valley.
 
 
1000 BCE: The Aryans expand into the Ganges valley in India.
 
 
700 BCE: Indian scholars codify and reinterpret Aryan beliefs to create the Upanishads texts forming the basis of Hinduism.
 
 
700 BCE: India is divided into 16 Aryan states or kingdoms.
 
 
 
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