Indian History :Chronology of Events-(Kerala Public Service Examinations-Section 2)
The following details are asking for Kerala Public Service Examinations.Understand the following details clearly
- 483 BC:First Buddhist council at Rajagriha
- 383 BC:Second Buddhist council at Vaishali
- 350 BC:Panini ,a resident of Gandhara ,describes the grammar and morphology of Sanskrit in the text Ashtadhayi
- 333 BC:Persian rule in the north west ends after Darius III is defeated by Alexander the great ,who establishes the Macedonian Empire after inheriting the Persian Achaemenind Empire.
- 326 BC:Ambhi,king of Taxila surrenders to Alexander.Porus,who ruled parts of the Punjab, fought Alexander at the battle of the Hydaspes
- 321 BC:Mauryan Empire is founded by Chandragupta Maurya in Magadha after he defeats the Nanda dynasty and Macedonian Seleucid Empire Mauryan capital city is Pataliputra(Modern Patna in Bihar)
- 305 BC:Chandra Gupta Maurya defeats Seleucus Nicator of the Seleucid Empire.
- 304 BC:Seleucus gives up his territories in the subcontinent to Chandragupta in exchange for 500 elephants.Seleucus offers his daughter in marriage to Chandragupta to seal their friendship.
- 273 BC:Ashoka the Great ,grandson of Chandragupta Maurya ,ascends as emperor of the Mauryan Empire.
- 266 BC:Asoka conquers and unifies most of South Asia along with Afghanistan and eastern Iran.