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CBSE Class 7 History Chapter 5 Notes - Rulers and Buildings

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Every piece of architecture has its history. Back in the days of rulers, the building was built by extremely skilled craftspersons, and it took them over years of hard work to create the architectural masterpiece. 

The students can easily learn more about this aspect from the rulers and buildings class 7 notes. We provide the  Class 7 Social Science Chapter 5 rulers and building notes in a comprehensive format making it easier for the students to complete their revision quickly.

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1. How did the temples demonstrate the importance of kings in any region?

The temples were not just considered as places of worship, but they were also a demonstration of the king’s wealth, power and devotion to the patron. These temples were also like miniature models which depicted an idea of the world ruled by the king and his allies. The kings also built temples by the name of God, and even more, the king’s name was very similar to God’s name. The kings usually took up God’s name as it was very auspicious and even demonstrated the king as God. And according to rituals, it also meant that one God was worshipping the other.

2. What was the role of river Yamuna in the layout of the new Mughal city of Shahjahanabad?

The river Yamuna had a significant role in the layout of the new Mughal city of Shahjahanabad. While constructing the grandest architectural accomplishment of his reign, Shah Jahan acquired the river-front garden in Taj Mahal’s layout. This white marble mausoleum was placed on the edge of the river, and its garden faced towards the south. Shah Jahan built this architectural masterpiece to acquire the power of access that nobles can have over the river. He provided this power only to special people, and the others were commanded to build their homes away from the river Yamuna.