History of South India

History of South India

It is believed that neolithic cultures in Southern India date back to 8000 BCE, Experts found  ground stone axes, and minor copper objects in the region. Eventhough  In the beginning of 1000 BCE, iron technology spread through the region, does not appear to be a fully developed Bronze Age preceding the Iron Age

We can say that South India was a crossroads of the ancient world, linking the Mediterranean and East Asia. The southern coastline from  Karwar to Kodungallur near Kochi was the most important trading shore in the subcontinent There was a great intermingling between locals and traders. The people of south Indian Malabar cost traded with greek, Romans, Phoenicians, Arabs, Syrians, Jews and chinese etc.

Buddist Religion was at its peak during 4 th Century to 8 th century In South India,  Then comes the History of large empires like the Hoysalas, Chalukyas, Gangas, Kadambas, Chola, Pandya and Chera, all hailing from similar roots. 




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