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Ancient India

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Parent Category: History of India
The history in India begins with evidence of human activity of Homo sapiens of over 75,000 years ago, or with earlier hominids including Homo erectus from about 500,000 years ago. Ancient India is one of the first civilization and has helped shaped the present world.
The famous historian L.D. Barnett compared Gupta period to the Periclean Age of the Greeks and described it as the Classical Age of India. The Gupta dynasty was referred to as the golden age because this was the period in Indian history when literature, architecture, and fine arts flourished and we…
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The current India, Pakistan, Bangladesh were parts of ancient India.
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Mohenjo-Daro was well-planned and also was a hole.
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No The first demorcary was in ancient Greece. Ancient Greece was their much before India. Harneet
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Most of northern and central India and Bangladesh.
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One characteristic of the Harappan culture was that it lasted from 2500 BC until 1500 BC. Another was that the roadways were highly planned out. And a third characteristic is that the culture was built up upon agriculture.
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Upon which river were the Harappan and Mohenjo-Daro civilizations founded
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The name Mohenjo-Daro means "Mound of the Dead."mohenjo-daro means mound of the dead
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Harappan or Indus civilization flourished in north India and Pakistan from 3500 BC to 1900 BC. They raised livestock instead of hunting.
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Answer Part of the problem is the lack of writing. Many other civilizations have numerous texts that - once deciphered - grant a significant understanding of several aspects of the society. Only a very few sources or writing are known for this civilization, and the extreme lack of sources has ham…
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There were many hundreds of cities in the Indus river valley civilization.Large ones like 10.Ganges valley was much better civilized.
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This isant a perfect answer but it should help. Characteristics of the Harappan civilization: · Was fairly large size as far as civilizations go (larger then present day Pakistan) · Lasted several hundred years 2500-1500 BC · Built on agriculture · Did a lot of work with copper and bronze · T…
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Go up the indus river valley and Mohenjo-Daro is of the border of land
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See the related link below.
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The walls were made of fired and mortared brick. They were also sun dried mud bricks and wooden sculptures.
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they are the one of the oldest civilization developed near the bank of indus river and is one of the largest other than mojhendo daro
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The Gupta Empire was a vast empire of north India, it was a peaceful time. In this time, mathmactices made great advances. The discovery of zero, infinty, decimal numbers, and also pi. Advances in medical, astronomy, and science, lead to discoverers of seven planets, and minor surgery, and theory of…
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The main difference between these two is that the Harappan civilisation was wholly of Indian origin while the Aryan was a civilisation originating from the outsiders who settled in India.
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Both are Indus Valley cities in Pakistan that were deserted thousands of years ago.
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The Mauryan empire was an empire in India that lasted from 321 BC to232 BC. The two rulers were Bindusara Brihadratha and his son, and the best ruler Mauyra has ever had, Ashoka Brihadratha. The empire was okay when Bindusara ruled it but when Ashoka ruled it, the empire was so powerful and steady. …
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NoPanini was the Rishi who wrote the Sanskrit grammer A S H T A A D H A A Y E E
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it is the sity of mohenjo that is somwhere in India
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Mohenjo-Daro was an ancient civilization along the Indus River valley (in what is now Pakistan) from around 2600 B.C.E.
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well buddhism does!! hope that helped
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The Indus Valley civilization had the ancient cities of Harappan and Mohenjo-Daro.
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The Climate in India Varies Because Of the Monsoons that they have Most of the land is flat it is like a huge plain
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The Harappan or Indus Valley Civilization was an ancient culture of South Asia that stretched from Afghanistan to Bangladesh during the period from 3300 BC to around 1900 BC. The Harappans were able to make ceramics, bronze, copper and golden objects, as well as read and write. They lived in well-p…
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traditional dance is still performed in India ans instruments like the trambourine. people still meditate today. :) hope it helped
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Harappa is located in the Punjab region of eastern Pakistan, and was part of the Indus River civilizations around 2600 BC.
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Aryan were warriors and Harappan were piece full.
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Some of the bodies of water in ancient India were the Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea. There were also the Ganges River, the Yamuna River, the Krishna River, the Brahmaputra River, the Gidavari River, and the Saraswati river.
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Indian food.
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WEST: Persia, Afghanistan NORTH: Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet, China EAST: Burma SOUTH: Sri Lanka
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Their theory of the creation of the universe, the theory that the earth goes around the sun, they had the earliest and only known modern language, they invented the zero, and made up the word "Algorithm".Also, there is geometry( Rigveda), Aeronautics ( Vaimanika Soothradhara), Speed of light( from r…
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An introduction to Buddhism might be had by reading the teachings of Gautama Buddha. A link is provided to this short part of the Wikipedia article on the founder of Buddhist philosophy.
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Women in ancient India are reported to have enjoyed equal status as men. They were educated and had the freewill to marry of their own choice. According to the Rigvedic scriptures. Women held high status in all walks of life. There are many notable women sages as well such as Maitri and Gargi.
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Ancient India influeneced us by Budhism and it created gender sex
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Where India currently is.
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The houses during the Gupta dynasty were mostly made of bamboo or wood. The houses had thatched roof and most were built with one room only.
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Mohenjo Daro or "Mound of the Dead" is an ancient Indus Valley Civilization city that flourished between 2600 and 1900 BC. It was one of the first world and ancient Indian cities. Mohenjo-daro is located in the Sindh province on a Pleistocene ridge in the middle of the flood plain of the Indus River…
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it is located near Larkana district in province Sindh of Pakistan.
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by paper and buiddha AND BUDDHISM
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They provided important lessons that impacted their lives to be perfect or utopian. It also gave central beliefs in Hinduism to influence the Hindus to better lives
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Sanskrit is the language, and it forms some of the base of the 'Indo-European' languages. It was considered to be the refined form of language, and its structure dates at least to 1500 BCE. There is a movement to encourage its wider and more common use. It is at least as important as Greek and Latin…
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Graphic study is basically explaining about the topic mostly through pictures connected to each other. Make emphasis on the artifacts recorded during the excavations.
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ancient India had kings but they were called Hakka's or Bukka's
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The flooding rivers helped the farmers of ancient India by leaving fresh silt behind, which makes the land fertile.
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Harappa generally means Shiva. It also gets the meaning as "Hara" - Vishnu and "Appa" - Shiva. This is actually the exact meaning of Harappa. The people who named the place named it after their god which resembles lord Shiva.
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Indus script was used in north India and Pakistan from 3330 BC to around 1900 BC. Brahmi script was used in the same region from around 600 BC until it was replaced by regional writing systems.
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Mohenjo-Daro in found in the country of present day Pakistan
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Mankind has been present in India since prehistoric times. Cave art there dates back that far. But he was probably nomadic for a long period before the first permanent settlements appeared there, which records indicate were almost 10,000 years ago. Need a link? Got one for ya to our friends at Wikip…
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The streets were like rocky and sandy streets
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spears and arrows, but they were used more to protect themselves from animals or stuff rather than war. Harappans are thought to have been part of the vast Aryan invasions which began around 2200BCE in Anatolia and extended, over centuries, into the Indus River valley. Their most effective weapon wa…
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Geography and climate both played significant roles in the settlement and development of ancient Indian civilization. The first notable geographical feature is the Himalayan Mountains located in the northern portion of the Indian subcontinent that severs India from the rest of Asia; preventing hosti…
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400000 years ago,people have lived on the Indian subcontinent.
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Women would do the chores, nurse their babies, and find food for their family. Some women were also abused.
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Scientist believe as many as 40,000 people
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The Harrpan civilization collapsed about 1500 B.C. Historians think that several earthquakes and floods damaged the cities. Then the Indus River changed its course, killing many people and forcing others to flee the area.
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They all developed along fertile banks.
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The Harappans and Sumerians are distinctly different politically. While the Sumerians developed the world's first monarchy, the Harappans may have developed the first democracy. Very little evidence has been found of a king in the Indus Valley, only one white priest-king idol and a silver crown; not…
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It fell because of the lack of resources and political power
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Well you know people need it for their history research papers (towards previous person). The only information i was able to collect was: -goddess worship : http://www.wsu.edu/~dee/ANCINDIA/HARAPPA.HTM
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Harappa government is just like the caste system in India. It puts its lower citizens to the bottom of the food chain.
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A major poet and epic writer named Kalidasa wrote many fine pieces during the Gupta Empire. See Related Links.
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ang mohenjo daro sa titik M naguumpisa ang Harappa sa titik H nag uumpisa
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While there is much evidence that the Indus River Valley civilization existed they did not have writing. This limits the amount of information that could be gleaned from the evidence.
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In ancient India, women at the start could own property and was not bound by marriage. However, when Hinduism developed in India around 500 BC, women had to obey their husbands, walk behind them, could not own property and could not remarry.
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(civilisation in the Indus Valley)
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If it is the history that interests you there are several forts, monuments, and ruins to visit to. The areas of Himachal Pradesh , Garhwal , Darjeeling , and Sikkim are heaven for those who thrive on high adrenalin rush while the beaches of Goa , Kerala and Tamil Nadu are ideal settings to splash an…
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The Harappans were important because they developed an early form of south Asian writing, and they had a high civilization with a good standard of living, central government, agriculture, irrigation and sewage systems, and trade with other early civilizations such as Sumer. They shipped copper, cott…
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The demise of the Indus River Valley civilization is often disputed. It is thought to be some combination of flooding, extreme weather, disease, and conquest.
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Who were the rules of ancient india
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Sanskrit and other dravidian language. Sanskrit was introduced by Aryans who invaded India aroung 1 AD, so technically it was an European language. The south somehow was able to save some of the ancient languages and later on there was a huge mixing. As aryans were powerful, and Sanskrit was a gl…
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People from Ancient India.
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The two biggest cities in the Indus River are: Harappa and the Mohenjo Daro. Which by the way means "Mound of the dead".
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Like Sumer, Egypt, and other early civilizations in the Middle East,civilizations first developed in East and South Asia in the vicinity of greatriver systems. When irrigated by the massive spring floods of the YellowRiver, the rich soil of the North China plain proved a superb basis for whathas be…
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The people of ancient India benefitedfrom an elaborate system of trade. They operated by three main means. There was the internal network of trade by individual traders or by trading caravans. At the same time, there was an external trade network. This external system relied upon overland trading an…
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indus this name was given by greeks as inde basing it on the river indus .this civilisation is from central asia by aryans
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they use to help Johann do susu
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India influenced us today in a lot of ways! one is they created mediation which we use now and india is mostly known for their spices improved by cj smoove
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Sanskrit AND KANNADA There were many more languages like Telugu, Marathi, etc in use but were not as widespread as now
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The Indus Valley River. Of course the river Ganges too. Early Indian civilization was not confinned to the Indus valley civilization
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Aryans i doubled checked on the Ancient History of India web site
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One contribution the Aryans made to India was imposing their languages and (to varying degrees) their religious beliefs on the natives
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