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historic city of Taxila

by Ahmad Hasan Dani

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Published by Centre for East Asian Cultural Studies in Tokyo, Japan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Taxila (Extinct city),
  • Pakistan
    • Subjects:
    • Taxila (Extinct city),
    • Pakistan -- Antiquities

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAhmad Hasan Dani.
      ContributionsYunesuko Higashi Ajia Bunka Kenkyū Sentā (Tokyo, Japan)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS392.2.T3 D36 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 190 p., [42] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages190
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2097837M
      ISBN 104896565002
      LC Control Number88144490

        Carl talks about his favourite place in Pakistan and how fascinated he is by the rich cultural heritage of Taxila. Watch Indus News Live: e.   According to historical references Takshashila University date back to the 5th or 6th Century BCE. The Ramayana describes Takshashila as a magnificent city famed for its wealth which was founded by Bharata, the younger brother of Rama.

      It contains the ruin s of the Gandhāran city of Takshashila (also Takkasila or Taxila) an important Vedic/Hindu [cite book | last = Majumdar, Raychauduri and Datta | authorlink | title = An Advanced History of India | origyear = | publisher = Macmillan| location = London | pages = 64] and Buddhist [UNESCO World Heritage List. Gandhara was the name given to the land and its associated civilization that existed in what is now northern Pakistan and Afghanistan from the mid 1st millenium BCE to the beginning of the 2nd millenium CE and consisted of multiple dynasties which ruled over the same area but which were linked by their adoption of Buddhism as a religion for the most part and also of the Indo-Greek artistic Author: Muhammad Bin Naveed.

        Taxila Historic Site: Historic - See 13 traveler reviews, 29 candid photos, and great deals for Taxila, Pakistan, at Tripadvisor.5/5. After the Bhir Mound site was abandoned, Sirkap became the major city of Taxila in the 2nd century B.C. The city is heavily influenced by Greek city planning principles introduced to the area after Alexander's conquest in the 3rd century B.C. Now a ruin, the city once boasted a 6-meter thick, 5 kilometer long defensive wall made of course rubble.


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In this historic city of Taxila book, the author has tried to present a new historic city of Taxila book of the rise and fall of the historic city of Taxila from prehistoric times to the las days of the city's glory. In this presentation, he has interpreted the data through an anthropologicalhistorical approach and has attempted to place Taxila in the wider perspective of Asian history.

The historic city of Taxila. [Ahmad Hasan Dani] Taxila (Extinct city) -- History. Pakistan -- Antiquities. Antiquities. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ahmad Hasan Dani.

Find more information about: ISBN. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages, 42 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm. The present Guide begins with prehistoric Taxila, goes on to Taxila of the Aryans,the Achaemenids, Alexander the Great, the Mauryans, later Greeks, Scythians and Parthians, Kushanas, and finally to the time of the Huns and of the Turkishahis, when Shah Dheri, the latest village of the time of Sir Alexander Cunningham, was flourishing in the 19 th century along with the Mughal Caravan-Serai.

Ancient City of Taxila Just as trees show their lives by examining their rings, peeling back the layers at Taxila demonstrates the fascinating influences of multiple civilizations that lived at.

Taxila, ancient city of northwestern Pakistan, the ruins of which are about 22 miles (35 km) northwest of Rawalpindi. Its prosperity in ancient times resulted from its position at the junction of three great trade routes: one from eastern India, described by the Greek writer Megasthenes as the.

Buy Historic City of Taxila by Ahmad Hasan Dani from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Book Edition: New Edition. Taxila in Sanskrit is a significant archaeological site in modern city with the same name in Punjab, Pakistan.

It lies about 32 km north-west of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, just off the famous Grand Trunk Road. meaning Ancient Taxila was an important city of Ancient India, situated at the pivotal junction of the Indian subcontinent and Central Asia.

The origin of Taxila as a city goes back to c. BCE. Some Location: Rawalpindi district, Punjab, Pakistan. The second city of Taxila is located at Sirkap and was built by Greco-Bactrian kings in the 2nd century BCE.

The third and last city of Taxila is at Sirsukh and relates to the Kushan kings. In addition to the ruins of the city, a number of Buddhist monasteries and stupas also belong to the Taxila area. The Greeks came to Taxila under the banner of the conqueror, Alexander the great.

They built Taxila 1 st city and called it Sirkap. The city was first of its kind in South Asia using the same building style that was found in the Asian Greek capital of Athens. Today all that is left is roads and building foundations.

Taxila (Urdu: ٹيکسلا‎), is a city in Rawalpindi District of the Punjab, Pakistan. Taxila is situated about 32 km (20 mi) north-west of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, along the historic Grand Trunk Road, near the important Sikh pilgrimage centre of Hasan Abdal, and the Mughal-era Wah y: Pakistan.

Taxila. From the ancient Neolithic tumulus of Saraikala to the ramparts of Sirkap (2nd century B.C.) and the city of Sirsukh (1st century A.D.), Taxila illustrates the different stages in the development of a city on the Indus that was alternately influenced by Persia, Greece and Central Asia and which, from the 5th century B.C.

to the 2nd century A.D., was an important Buddhist centre of. Book your tickets online for Taxila Historic Site, Taxila: See 13 reviews, articles, and 29 photos of Taxila Historic Site, ranked No.6 on Tripadvisor among 9 attractions in Taxila/5(13). For a general study of Taxila as an ancient city, see Stuart Piggot, Some Cities of Ancient India(); B.N.

Puri, Cities of Ancient India (); Ahmad Hasan Dani, The Historic City of Taxila (); and Saifur Rahman Dar, Taxila and the Western World (). Encyclopaedia Britannica. More editions of Historic City of Taxila: The historic city of Taxila: ISBN () Softcover, Centre for East Asian Cultural Studies, ; Historic City of Taxila: ISBN () Hardcover, Sang-e-Meel Publications, Ahmad Hasan Dani (Urdu: احمد حسن دانی) FRAS, SI, HI (20 June – 26 January ) was a Pakistani archaeologist, historian and linguist.

He was an authority on Central Asian and South Asian archaeology and history. He introduced archaeology as a discipline in higher education in Pakistan and : Hilal-e-Imtiaz, Sitara-e-Imtiaz. The recorded history of Jhelum (Urdu: تاريخ جہلم ‎), a district of modern-day Pakistan, covers thousands of has since its creation been dominated by Persian, Greek, Hindu, Buddhist, Muslim, Sikh and British influences to present-day Pakistan.

Jhelum is near the site of the famous Battle of the Hydaspes between the armies of Alexander the Great and Raja Porus.Ancient history of Taxila 01 April Read in Urdu about history of Taxila - seat of ancient civilization.

This article appeared in newspaper Roznama Pakistan [double click the image below to enlarge].The University of Ancient Taxila was a renowned ancient university in the city of Taxila, then capital of the Achaemenid territories in northwestern ancient Indian subcontinent following the Achaemenid conquest of the Indus Valley around BCE.

Taxila was at the crossroad of the main trade roads of Asia, Coordinates: 33°44′N 72°47′E / .