4 hours ago · Greco-Buddhism, or Graeco-Buddhism, is the cultural syncretism between Hellenistic culture and Buddhism, which developed between the 4th century BCE and the 5th century CE in Bactria (modern day Afghanistan) and the Indian subcontinent.
1 day ago · A 5th-century marble Ganesha found in Gardez, Afghanistan, and once displayed at Dargah Pir Rattan Nath, Kabul (present location unknown). The inscription says that this "great and beautiful image of Mahāvināyaka " was consecrated by the Shahi King Khingala.
1 day ago · Buddhist monks traveled to China from the kingdom of Funan in the 5th century CE, bringing Mahayana texts, a sign that the religion was already established in the region by this point. Mahayana Buddhism and Hinduism were the main religions of the Khmer Empire (802–1431), a state that dominated most of the South-East Asian peninsula during its ...
1 day ago · This is a list of the saints of Ireland, which attempts to give an overview of saints from Ireland or venerated in Ireland.. The vast majority of these saints lived during the 4th–10th centuries, the period of early Christian Ireland, when Celtic Christianity produced many missionaries to Great Britain and the European continent.
1 day ago · This is a List of 1,085 Early Christian saints— saints before 450 AD— in alphabetical order by Christian name.. Wikipedia contains a calendar of saints listed by the day of the year on which they are traditionally venerated, as well as a Chronological list of saints and blesseds, listed by their date of death.
4 hours ago · The Iron Age in Palestine stretches from about the 12th century to the 5th century BCE.  For long, historians relied on the stories in the Hebrew Bible to create a narrative of the period. These stories have largely been discarded as myths as more archaeological finds have been unearthed that paints a radically different view ...
1 day ago · The Ajanta Caves painting are a significant source of socio-economic information in ancient India, particularly in relation to the interactions of India with foreign cultures at the time most of the paintings were made, in the 5th century CE.
1 day ago · The 5th G7 summit was a meeting in 1979 for the leaders of Canada, the European Commission, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States. The international group of leaders were together in Japan June 28-29. The meetings were held at the State Guesthouse (Akasaka Palace) in Tokyo.