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    Ceylon in Search of the Buddhist Books of D. Kessinger Publishing, LLC, 2004. Liu, Xinru. “Migration and Settlement of the Yuezhi-Kushan: Interaction and Interdependence of Nomadic and Sedentary Societies.” Journal of World History 12, no. 2 (2001): 261–292. Loeschner, Hans. “The Stūpa of the Kushan Emperor Kanishka the Great, with Comments on the Azes Era and Kushan Chronology.” Sino-Platonic Papers no. 227 (2012): 1–24. Myer, Prudence R. “Again the Kanishka Casket.” The Art Bulletin 48, no. 3/4

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    Graeco-Buddhist Art in Gandhara

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    Bodhisattvas. In this paper, we will see a comparison between a ‘Male Head From a Relief’ from Roman period with ‘Head of Bodhisattva’ from Gandhara, Kushan Dynasty and how sculptures in Buddhism had influence of Graeco-Roman period. This influence was said to be in North-Western region, Gandhara (now Pakistan). Gandharan Buddhist iconography emerged in Kushan period in very specific historical circumstances (Aldrovandi and Hirata 2005). Because there were so many evidences that showed connection to Greco-Roman

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    India was known for its maharajas, maharanis, rajputs and the beautiful palaces created by the rajas. The credit is given to the political empires and the rajas for the formation of India. They are the ones who have created India. Whereas many empires were short-lived, others ruled for years and played a big role in the formation of India’s political system. Empires such as the Magadha, Mauryan, Shakas, Indo-Greeks, Kushanas, and the Gupta ruled during the ancient times of India. The Magadha was an

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    INTRODUCTION Gandhara art, which is more popularly known as the Greco-Buddhist art, refers to an ancient district and culture or civilization that in one form or another existed from the 1st millennium BC till the 11th century AD. Although Gandhara went though a change in its geographical footprint over the period, its heart still lay in the valley of Peshawar. The Gandhara School of art is an art form dissimilar from the aniconic tradition of the early Indian sculptures and the tradition of

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    Building A Radio Empire

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    "Media do not simply present cultural products for consumption; they provide much of the stuff of every day life through which we construct meaning and organize our existence."--Michael R. Real, Super Media DEFINING MOMENTS IN MASS MEDIA Newspapers. Media began with the written word . . . To date, the oldest existing written document dates back to 2200 B.C. By 500 B.C. Persia had developed a form of pony express and the Greeks had a ¡§telegraph¡¨ system consisting of trumpets, drums, shouting, beacon

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    world empires. The Romans, Ottaman Turks, Egyptians, Mongols, Syrians, Greecians, Babylonians, Muslims, Persians, and others had all thrived on the occupation of other territories. However, as the advancement of military warfare and techonolgy increased, the stakes increased, the wars longer, the casualities higher, and the controlling of vast amounts of land became harder as people sought ethnic diversity and clung to their heritage harder. The last of these great imperialistic empires stands

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    Cooking From South Africa

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    Cooking from West Africa Hundreds of years ago the empires of West Africa flourished and expanded through trade on the edge of the Sahara desert. Today, these lands are occupied by modern nations after a long and brutal history throughout the lands of Africa. Stretching from Senegal to Nigeria, these lands are rich in resources, ranging from wet coastal rain forests to the Sahel at the edge of the desert. Along with expansion came the foods of the region of West Africa, which are rich in flavor and

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    History of Indonesia

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    Early empires By the time of the European Renaissance, the islands of Java and Sumatra had already enjoyed a thousand-year heritage of civilization spanning two major empires. During the 7th to 14th centuries, the Buddhist kingdom of Srivijaya flourished on Sumatra. Chinese traveller I Ching visited its capital, Palembang, around 670. At its peak, the Srivijaya Empire reached as far as West Java and the Malay Peninsula. Also by the 14th century, the Hindu Kingdom of Majapahit had risen in eastern

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    Rise of Rome The legend of Roman Empire, the strongest empire lasted more than 1,000 years in regions of minor Asia, Northern Africa, Europe including Spain, Britain, german and Gaul, which now we call France, was not created in one single day. The stories of ancient gods, heroes, and myths are part of their splendid chronicle, they are both practical facts and fantasies. Much of what we know today about the historical foundations of Rome comes to us from ancient writers such as Livy and Herodotus

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    successful as a businessman. And his business intellect led him to the conclusion that it would be a waste of funds to setup a higher authority in the mosques. After all if he were to succeed at spreading Islamic influence into the Persian and Arabian Empires, he would need all the funds he could get. 3) Law Issues a.     Legal procedures The Islamic judicial system has somewhat a resemblance to the American judicial system. The greatest similarity is the practice that a person is innocent until proven

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