Dynasties of Afghanistan Books LLC

ISBN: 9781156749425

Published: July 4th 2011

Paperback

42 pages


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Dynasties of Afghanistan  by  Books LLC

Dynasties of Afghanistan by Books LLC
July 4th 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 42 pages | ISBN: 9781156749425 | 4.56 Mb

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 67. Chapters: Saffarid dynasty, Shahi Dynasty, Tahirid dynasty, History of Afghanistan, Kabul, Kabul Shahi,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.

Pages: 67. Chapters: Saffarid dynasty, Shahi Dynasty, Tahirid dynasty, History of Afghanistan, Kabul, Kabul Shahi, Brahmana Hindu Shahis of Afghanistan, Gandhara, North Waziristan, Ghaznavids, Kandahar Province, Nishapur, Samanids, Ghurid Dynasty, Zaranj, Muzaffarabad, Zabulistan, Kidarites, Arghun Dynasty, Muhammad of Khorasan, Jayapala, Abdullah ibn Tahir al-Khurasani, Farighunid, Abu Ali Lawik, Zunbils, Tahir II of Khorasan, Hund, Talha of Khorasan, Nandana, Anandapala. Excerpt: The history of Afghanistan can be linked with the history of Ancient India as part of a sphere and many experts say that Afghanistan compares to Egypt in terms of the historical value of its archaeological sites.

The written history of Afghanistan can be traced back to the Achaemenid Empire ca. 500 BCE, although evidence indicates that an advanced degree of urbanized culture has existed in the land since between 3000 and 2000 BCE. Alexander the Great and his Macedonian army arrived to Afghanistan in 330 BCE after conquering Persia, as a result Afghanistan has some of the finest treasures and Hellenistic sites in the world .

It is the land where many powerful kingdoms established their capitals, including the Greco-Bactrians, Kushans, Indo-Sassanids, Kabul Shahi, Saffarids, Samanids, Ghaznavids, Ghurids, Kartids, Timurids, Mughals, Hotakis, and Durranis. On many trade and migration routes, the land of Afghanistan is called the Central Asian roundabout since routes converge from the Tigris-Euphrates Basin via the Iranian Plateau, from the Indus Valley through the passes over the Hindu Kush, from the Far East via the Tarim Basin, and from the adjacent Eurasian Steppe.

The Central Asian peoples who are believed to have arrived to Afghanistan after the 20th century BCE left their languages that survived in the form of Pashto and Dari. Middle Eastern (Persian and...



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