Saturday, November 10, 2018

WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

Satavahana Dynasty [ Important Info For Govt Exam ]


The last king of Kanva dynastySusarman was killed by Andhra King Simuka and Satavahana dynasty was founded. The capital of Satavahana dynasty was Paithan ( Paritisthan ) on the riverbank of Godavari. They are Brahman. 'Ekka Brahmin (Only Brahmana)' was mentioned in Nasik inscription to describe Gautamiputra Satakarni and was written by Gautami Balashri (Mother of Gautamiputra Satakarni). The third ruler of this dynasty is Satakarni I. He was in the throne for 9 years. The information of his regime is known from Nanaghat inscription written by Nayanika (wife of Satakarni I). It is known from Hatigumpha inscription that Satakarni-I was defeated by Kalinga king Karbala

Founder: Simuka
Language: Prakrit
Western Port: Kalyani
Eastern Port: Ganjam & Gandakasela
Strenght: Strong in navel power.
Femous Archtecture: Karle Temple( in Deccan)
Greatest Ruler: Gautamiputra Satakarni

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