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Kushan Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Kushan Empire (ca. 2nd century B.C.–3rd century A.D.) | Thematic ... kushan Zoroastrianism, culture of Iran before islam, Mazdaism ...

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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
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.
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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

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The Historical Origins and Development of Gandhara Art
Key Words: Gandhara Art, Buddhist Art, Kushan Empire,. Taxila, Buddha Image. Pakistan is an ancient land and cradle of many civilizations.
Kanishka of the Kushan dynasty. From his capital in modern Peshawar,. Kanishka in ca.
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Kushan Empire, Huvishka (c. 158-95 AD), gold stater: emperor riding on elephant r., legend in Greek letters (obv.
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Jan 17, 2011 Kushan Dynasty, c. 150-175 C.E.

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Pakistan's Smiling Buddhas
Gandhara—occupied by Alexander the Great, the Mauryan dynasty, the Parthians, the Indo-Greeks, the Kushan Empire—became a converging point for Buddhist, Scytho-Parthian, and Greco-Roman influences, among others.

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Kushan Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kushan Empire (ca. 2nd century B.C.–3rd century A.D.) | Thematic
The Gandhara region at the core of the Kushan empire was home to a multiethnic society tolerant of religious differences.
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[dryad] k u s h a n e m p i r e.
Women in the Kushan Empire: Ideals of Physical Beauty as
The Kushan Empire - The Story of India - BBC - YouTube
Apr 1, 2010 Michael Wood tells the story of the forgotten empire of the Kushans that ruled India in the first centuries AD.

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