The first two centuries of the Roman Empire witnessed the establishment and development of a profitable commerce between two great regions of the earth, the Mediterranean countries and India. We need not wonder at this. In the first place, the century after Christ was an era of new discoveries and enterprises, for the western world, […]Rome’s Commerce with India – Travel between Italy and the Near East — Novo Scriptorium
The advent of Greeks in India dates back from 6th century (BC) to 5th century (AD) as an outcome of Greek expedition towards Persia.
Parallel to the temples with shikhara and the architectural types developed in the North of India in the South a series of temples with pyramidal roof were developed during the same period whose process of evolution is analogous to that of the temples with a curvilinear roof but which presented even more numerous variants. We must […]
Ancient Religious Temples of Gods in India. Ancient Temples in India: While Civilization of India archaeologically dates back to 4000 BC, there is nothing functional from that date. This prompted me to search for functional ancient temples in India. Most of the temples are also a tourist attraction and most are in the cloud through its web sites. The curiosity has […]
The temples with curvilinear roof (shikhara) appeared towards the 8th century (e.g. the brick sanctuary of Lakshmana in Sarpur (Rajasthan), and the temples of Papanatha and Jambulinga). From the beginning of the ninth century, the use of these curvilinear roofs extended to the northern kingdoms, where its use was perpetuated until the contemporary era, at […]