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Mauryan Empire (320 BC - 232 BC)
Many historians believe that it was the first Mauryan Emperor Chandragupta Maurya who conquered the Deccan and extended the empire to include most...
The Satavahanas (230 BC - 40 AD)
After the death of Ashoka, the Mauryan Empire started to disintegrate and their feudatories in the Deccan the Satavahanas started to declare indep...
Western Satraps (40 AD - 80 AD)
The descendents or feudatories of Sakas,who ruled the North and Northwestern India in earlier centuries BCE, under their kings Bhumaka and later t...
Satavahanas regain power (80 AD - 248 AD)
Gautamiputra Satakarni defeated Nahapana and revived the Satavahana power. He regained the regions that Sakas had taken from his predecessors and ...
Abhiras Rule (248 AD - 415 AD)
After the fall of Satavahanas, there is no historical information available on Pune. Based on the inscriptions found in Nasik, it is believed that...
Traikutakas and Vakatakas (415 AD - 550 AD)
Considered to be a feudatory of Abhiras, Traikutas rose to power when the Abhira empire was disintegrating around 415 AD. At its peak the empire i...
Early Chalukyas (550 AD - 760 AD)
It is believed that Early Chalukyas also known as Chalukyas of Badami ruled the present Poona district from about 550 to 760 century AD based on t...
The Essential Marathi Cookbook
An Introduction to the Ajanta Caves
Pune: The City of God
Pune, Queen of the Deccan
Poona affairs (Elphinstone's embassy)
A Local History Of Poona And Its Battelfields
Kaju Kothimbir Vadi
Maharashtrian Bharli Vangi,
Copper and Brass Ware