The shrine of knowledge.

Kushan Empire

A selection of articles related to kushan empire.

Original articles from our library related to the Kushan Empire. See Table of Contents for further available material (downloadable resources) on Kushan Empire.

Astronomy in Ancient Civilisations
It is a pity that the myths of ancient civilisations are so easily dismissed as the musings of savage minds, as it is subsequently easy to overlook the fact that many of their myths were encryptions of their astronomical knowledge. The best example of this...
Modern Science >> Astronomy
Story of the Celts: The Ancient Celts
The Ancient Celts [ 8 ] What is surprising to most modern readers is just how widespread across Europe the Celts once were. The Celts have been called the "Fathers of Europe," that is north of the Greco-Roman Mediterranean. Long before the Germanic...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
The Pagan Roots of Democracy
I stepped into the voting booth with civic pride and religious inspiration. The pastors urged the congregation to renew America and vote for a good Christian man, Ronald Reagan. I voted a straight Republican ticket. Those godless Democrats were no better than...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Who Were the Celts?
The Celts were a group of people that occupied lands stretching from the British Isles to Galatia. The Celts had many dealings with other cultures that bordered the lands occupied by these people, and even though there is no written record of the Celts...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Historical Christian Jewelry
The art of jewelry making evolved though the centuries. In a sense, jewelry is any ornamentation or adornment on the body. Jewelry has been used not only for aesthetic reasons but also as an indication of a person’s status in life.
>> Body Mysteries
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism

Kushan Empire is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Kushan Empire books and related discussion.

Suggested News Resources

Foothold in history
Even so called historical artifacts from the Kushan or Bactrain periods, dug up by the French archeology society earlier in the 20th century seem to have lost their context in the aftermath of the US invasion.
Artist at home with eroticism
He was a coin collector and had coins emanating from the Kushan or Kushana Empire which had its origins among nomadic people in Bactria, in central Asia, occupying parts of what are now Afghanistan and Tajikistan. It eventually spread to include the ...
Samarkand: An Ancient Link Between East and West
During the 4th century BC, Samarkand was conquered by Alexander the Great during his campaign against the Achaemenid Empire. In the Greek ... Samarkand was in a decline during the Kushan period, and only experienced a revival many centuries later.
India's Five Greatest Empires of All Time
The Kushan Empire (135 B.C.E.
Martin Scorsese film recalls martyrdom of Japan's hidden Christians
At low tide, Shigetsugu Kawakami can just about make out the “forbidden” rock from his home overlooking the beach in Neshiko, a tiny village on Hirado island in southern Japan. According to verbal testimony, at least 70 villagers were taken there and ...

Great care has been taken to prepare the information on this page. Elements of the content come from factual and lexical knowledge databases, library and third-party sources. We appreciate your suggestions and comments on further improvements of the site.

Discussion Forum
Swahili Language Sounds
Place for your opinion