Modern Indian historians tend to assume longer lengths, pushing the start of this list back to an earlier date than is shown here.This has the effect of placing the earliest Magadha rulers in Peshawar, or still on the migratory trail into India, whereas here they are assumed to have already infiltrated the Ganges Plain before their first Indian (as opposed to Indo-Aryan migration) dynasty is proclaimed.Even by the eighteenth century AD, similarities between the languages, which in India emerged as Sanskrit, could easily be spotted by philologists.
that the EEC was never intended to be merely a free-trade area (or rather, customs union), and that it was, from the very first, a political project more than an economic one.
The falsity of the claims in the government’s pamphlet was soon evident, but there was no demand for another referendum.economically dependent on fishing, and were very aware that, in an act of stupidity only too frequent among the British post-war political class, Britain had given away, in negotiations to join the EEC, its exclusive rights to fish its own waters.
The first capital was Rajagaha (modern Rajgir) before being transferred to Pataliputra (modern Patna).
The early rulers, down to the sixth century BC are almost entirely unknown outside traditional texts, such as the Puranas, and Buddhist and Jain texts.
Kuru had four sons: Pariksi, Sudhanu, Jahnu and Nisadha'.
Sudhanu inherited the kingdom which became Magadha.
Centred on the Ganges Plain, in modern Bihar, their kingdom was one of the sixteen 'Great Countries' or regions (Mahājanapadas, in Sanskrit).
The kingdom later spread out to encompass much of India during an era of heroic warfare which came to be crystallised as the Indian epic, the Mahabharata.
The rains were drying up and cities were gradually being abandoned.