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Unformatted text preview: H istory 142 lecture February 12, 2008 M au ryan and Gupta two major empires of india 3rd and 4th centua ry BC- up to 1 million a rmed soldiers Arthashastra- first political science wri ting, by kautilyaa Speaks of disjointed empires at war with each other Possibly wri t ten after Mauryan empire M au ryan Empire 1. F ragmentation 2. I nvasions a. Bactraian Greeks i. Achaemenids ii. Selecus iii. 270 BC iv. Gandhara M ahajana- branch of early Buddhism much like H induism Budhisatta-buddhist saints ...
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2008 for the course HIST 142 taught by Professor Wink during the Spring '08 term at Wisconsin.
- Spring '08