☼ Polity during Later Vedic Period:
• Large kingdoms and stately cities made their appearance in the later vedic Peroid.
• In Taittariya Brahmana we notice the theory of the divine origin of kingship.
• The governmental machinery became more elaborate than before, as a sequel to the growth of the power of the king. New civil functionaries, besides the only civil functionary of the Rigvedic period the purohita came into existence.