18 Jun

Trade in Ancient Tamil Nadu

The period between the 3rd BCE and 3rd CE – the so-called Sangam Age – was a period of economic growth and cultural renaissance in the deep south. With some of the most successful ports and a vast network, it is the trade which thrived during this period. And, with the rise of the great dynasties - the Cholas, Cheras and Pandyas - the trade and commerce in the region only flourished.
But what are the sources of information on trade in South India? What do we really know about the traders, their goods and their lives?
Catch our LIVE Discussion with author and historian Pradeep Chakravarthy as we trace the story of trade in ancient Tamil Nadu.
LIVE Discussion
Friday, 18th June
6:30 PM (IST)
Image courtesy: Dept of Archaeology, Government of Tamil Nadu