historyofindia

600 BCE – 200 BCE

Panini standardized grammer and the morphology of Sanskrit. Converted it into classical Sanskrit. The earliest written records in Brahmi text.

  • Formation of the Sixteen Maha Janapadas – The Great Kingdoms
  • 599 BC The founder of Jainism – Mahavira was born.
  • 563 BC The founder of Buddhism – Siddhartha Gautama was born
  • 538 BC Cyrus the great conquered parts of North West Bharat
  • 500 BC Panini standardized grammer and the morphology of Sanskrit. Converted it into classical Sanskrit. The earliest written records in Brahmi text. The end of the Vedic Period.
  • 333 BC Darius III was defeated by Alexander the Great. The Macedonian Empire was established
  • 326 BC In the Battle of the Hydaspes River, The King of Taxila, Ambhi, surrendered to Alexander.
  • 321 BC Chandra Gupta Maurya established the Maurya Empire
  • 273 BC Emperor Ashoka took over the Maurya Empire
  • 265 BC Emperor Ashoka embraced Buddhism after the Battle of Kalinga
  • 230 BC Satavahana Empire was established

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