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The first city of Delhi is believed to be founded by the legendary Pandavas of the Mahabharata around 1400 BC. It was called Indraprastha. Archaeological evidence suggests that Indraprastha once stood where Purana Quila is today. A village called Indarpat existed in Delhi until the beginning of the 19th century. The excavations of the ancient mound of Indraprastha, capital of the Pandavas, located within Purana Quila revealed evidence of continuous habitation of the site for almost 2500 years. The Pandavas were the five sons of the king Pandu. ... The Mahabharata (Devanagari: महाभारत, phonetically Mahābhārata - see note), sometimes just called Bharata, is one of the two major ancient Sanskrit epics of India, the other being the Ramayana. ... (Redirected from 1400 BC) Centuries: 16th century BC - 15th century BC - 14th century BC Decades: 1450s BC 1440s BC 1430s BC 1420s BC 1410s BC - 1400s BC - 1390s BC 1380s BC 1370s BC 1360s BC 1350s BC Events and Trends Palace of Minos destroyed by fire (1400 BC) Several board... Delhi is one of the most historic capitals in the world and two of its monuments- the Qutb Minar and Humayuns Tomb - have been declared World Heritage Sites. ...

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The city of Indraprastha (City of Indra) was a major northern city in ancient India that was the capital of the kingdom led by the Pandavas in the Mahabharata epic.
Indraprastha remained a major city for many centuries, from the time of the Mauryan Empire to the Gupta Empire in India, but had steadily become insignificant with the rise of cities like Pataliputra, southeast of the river plains, which was the source of India's two most powerful empires.
Indraprastha was probably sacked by Hun invaders after the fall of the Gupta empire.
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