A representation of Ganesha, one of the most important gods in the Hindu pantheon. He is considered to be the patron...
The River Ganges, also known as the Ganga, flows 2,700 km from the Himalaya mountains to the Bay of Bengal in northern...
Garuda in Chennakesava Temple, Belur
Bas relief of Garuda on the top of a door in Chennakesava Temple in Belur. It was built during the reign of the Hoysalas...
Ghosts in the Ancient World
To the people of the ancient world, there was no doubt that the soul of a human being survived bodily death. Whatever...
The map shows the first Graeco Bactrian kingdom established by Diodotus 1 following the dissolution of the Seleucid Empire...
Greco-Bactrian and Indo-Greek Kingdoms in Ancient Texts
The rarity of the appearance of Greco-Bactrian and Indo-Greek kingdoms in ancient literature is one of the reasons why...
The Gupta Dynasty, founded by Chandragupta I (accession c. 320 CE), ruled in North Central India between the 4th and...
A map showing the maximum extent of the Gupta Empire in northern India, c. 320-550 CE.
Harappa and the Erythraean Sea
In today's episode we shift our focus east and look at the earliest identifiable civilization on the Indian subcontinent...
Harappa: An Overview of Harappan Architecture and Town Planning
Introduction Harappa is a large village presently in the province of Punjab in Pakistan. The modern town...