Where did civilization in ancient India begin?
Civilization began in the Harappan or Indus Valley Civilization which flourished during Mesopotamian and Egyptian Civilization. It was situated on the banks of River Indus
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The beginnings of modern civilization - i.e. permanent, stone dwellings, pots and such - are believed to have been in Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq.
The most isolated ancient civilization in India is theSentineslese. They number around 250 and have lived on their islandfor about 60,000 years.
It contributed in a way that we learn from their mistakes and use their inventions for our benefit, in order to strive in the future we must learn of the past
Why did China's geography cause the ancient Chinese to have little knowledge of other civilizations such as those of Egypt Greece India and Rome?
It was because the geography consisted of many mountains in the West and North (surrounding them) and beyond that were perilous deserts. This stopped them from traveling to other countries. Only a few merchants got to Rome and India. No Chinese man ever got to Greece.
What did people think about the arrangement of planets and stars in ancient civilizations such as Ancient Greece Egypt and India?
Most ancient civilizations believed that everything revolved around the earth and in most cases they believed the earth to be flat. Also, it may have based around the religion of the civilization.
The Egyptian predynastic culture was beginning to resemble the Pharaonic ages from around 5,500 BCE. Organized, permanent settlements existed, based around agriculture, and the archetypal characteristics of Egyptian civilization were appearing. Artefacts of stone were being supplemented by those of …metal, and pottery, basketry, weaving, and the tanning of animal hides were part of daily life.. However, the answer to "When did civilization begin?" depends on our definition of civilization. Primitive civilizations already existed long before this Egyptian predynastic period. The world's oldest known pottery was made 12,000 years ago by the Jomon people of Kyushu, Japan. ( Full Answer )
Women in ancient India are reported to have enjoyed equal status asmen. They were educated and had the freewill to marry of their ownchoice. According to the Rigvedic scriptures. Women held highstatus in all walks of life. There are many notable women sages aswell such as Maitri and Gargi.
The most common form of government in ancient India was monarchy. . Monarchy is a form of government in which supreme power is actually vested in an individual, who is the head of the state, often until death or abdication. Raja(a king), maharaja(a great king), samrat(an emperor) are the differen…t terms by which kings were designated according to their power and prestige. . Oligarchy has also been found in some states wher power is vested in a council of nobles. . Republican government also existed in the vedic period. A republic is a state that is not led by a hereditary monarch, but in which the people have an impact on its government. ( Full Answer )
The climate of Ancient India would not be too different from now, however with growing de-forestation rainfall levels have probably fallen, and the average mean temperature in summer would have increased a little.
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…edia, where knowledge is free. ( Full Answer )
The ancient Greek civilization began approximately 700 years BC and ended in 146 BC with the Roman victory at the Battle of Corinth. It ended when the superior Romans came and uinvaded there asses! They were toataly owned and they have no chance to ever make a come back.When the tampon was invented
The earliest Greek people were the Minoans. They lived on theisland of Crete 3000 years ago and their civilization lasted for2000 years. Greece is a peninsula that is easily accessible byboat. This feature made it an ideal place to settle and because theMinoans were trading with other countries, Gre…ece was well known. ( Full Answer )
Since human beings are social and intelligent beings, realized at the dawn of their existence that if they were to succeed they had to organize their life in a way that will provide all necessary water and food supplies that wil support life for the members of their communities. Therefore necessit…y brought up civilization. ( Full Answer )
The Aztecs in South America, Mayans in Central America, Incans in Peru, Romans in Europe, Egyptians in northern Africa , Babylonians, Assyrians, Sumerians, and Persians in modern Iraq, Greeks in Greece, Chinese in China (longest-lasting empire in the world, too), and probably many others that I did…n't mention. ........................................................................... Civilizations in this context I will be assuming to be complex societies that are categorized by having an increasingly dominant social form (e.g. complex division of people into different jobs/roles, the emergency of literacy and literate class normally characterized by a political and religious hierarchies, monumental public buildings that were built using skilled labour all supported by a particularly intensive agricultural system to support it all meaning they are all located near fresh water bodies/rivers. Ancient Civilizations are deemed to have emerged around 6,000 years ago in four main regions: . The Lower Tigris and Euphrates Valley (Summerian/Mesopotamia Civilization); . The valley of the Nile (Ancient Egypt Civilization); . The Indus Valley around Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro (Indus Civilization); . The Yellow River around An-yang (Chinese Civilization). The early civilizations of America (Inca/Mayan Civilizations), Greeks (Minoan/Mycenaean Civilizations), Korean, Persia, Romans emerged considerably later, and are not considered ancient. ( Full Answer )
Only theories speculate since no record of how it began officially exist. The going theory, however, is that there was a spike in agricultural activity in the middle east. Since hunting and gathering take so much time, not much was left to innovation. Farming led to less time hunting and more time i…n thought which in turn led to better farming techniques. Humans would gather to these places of farming, and it would lead to industry. Soon hunting became all but obsolete, and these gatherings of people would be what we call today, civilization. ( Full Answer )
Ancient China was one of the earliest centers of human civilization Recent study shows that the stone tools found at China's Xiaochangliang site dated to 1.36 million years ago. Oracle bones with ancient Chinese writing from the Shang Dynasty have been radiocarbon dated to as early as 1500 BC…. The written history of China can be found as early as the Shang Dynasty (ca. 1700 BC - ca. 1046 BC).The origins of Chinese culture, literature and philosophy developed during the Zhou Dynasty (1045 BC-256 BC). ( Full Answer )
Three thousand years ago nomadic tribes moved into Greece and eachestablished farming areas which developed cities and becamecity-states.
Houses were usually one or two stories high, made of baked clay with a flat roof and no out side windows. They had private drinking wells and private bath rooms.
The first civilization was Uruk, but then came Ur, Babylon, Sippur, Nippar, and Lagash. Another very ancient village that came before Uruk was Catalhuyuk. . Its a civilization that has lived long before the modern and industrial age. The person above says Uruk was the first civilization but I …read it was the Indus valley civilization. ( Full Answer )
Well they lived in different time periods they had a different way of doing things and building things.
A few Civilizations defeated the Egyptians, resulting in what are know as Intermediary periods. The Nubians, The Hyksos Kings (Isrealites), The Persian Empire all ruled in Egypt for short periods. Alexander the Great, actually liberated the Egyptians from the Persian Empire, who ruled in Egypt fo…r around 200 years. The Persians where probably the true defeaters of the Egyptian civilization, because that would be the last time Egypt would be ruled by native Egyptians, Egypt would be ruled by Greeks for the next 300 Years. The Romans conquered Egypt in about 30 BC, when Octavian defeated Mark Anthony and Annexed Egypt to the Roman Empire, and this is generally considered to be the end of the rule of the pharaoh's.. >> >>Greek or Macedonian, Alexander the Great in any case. ( Full Answer )
The term "ancient" refers to past happens and word "civilization" refers to human cultures and human values.
What do you think ancient china had in common with the ancient civilizations of mesopotamia Egypt and India?
if you are asking this for homework that is probably because you forgot your text book at school. same here but that's OK iv got the answer. Mesopotamia: had trade, farming, and religious beliefs.... etc. Egypt: had trade, farming, and religious beliefs.... etc. India: had trade, farming, and …religious beliefs.... etc. of course these are the similarity's' each county has differences that are unique to each of them. ( Full Answer )
Farmers and nomads began farming there. Nobody really knows the answer but somehow it started with them and I guess the population began to grow and they set up a government established a religion and went on from there!
The eastern seaboard of the United States up to and including the Appalacian Mts was the coastal lowland of Atlantis.
Oldest known is Lemuria. Lemuria is the oldest civilization in the world. According to various esoteric sources, civilization first appeared 78,000 years ago in the giant continent known as Mu or Lemuria and lasted for an astonishing 52,000 years. It is sometimes said to be the oldest civilization …has been destroyed in earthquakes generated by a pole shift which occurred some 26,000 years ago, or about 24,000 BC. Lemuria is the oldest civilization. ( Full Answer )
The development of ancient civilizations in Egypt Mesopotamia India and China indicates the importance of what?
river valleys most early civilizations grew up around river valleys because of their proximity to easy transportation (for goods)and water (for bathing,irrigation,and drinking)
According to the Children's Britannica ancient Egypt began in 4000 B.C and ended in 30 B.C.
The ancient Egyptian civilization began on the banks of theNnile because it was fertile land to grow crops and there was water available for people and animals to use.
It was in fact, a rajah. *glowers at the person who put gobble gobble gobble head*
A difficult question. Consider the astronomical circles at Naba Playa, in Nubia, which some believe reflect stellar alignments as far back as 16000 to 15000 years ago. But others interpret the same evidence as less than 10 000 years ago. Some of the Egyptian Pharaohs may have come from this regi…on. As to the WHY, there is safety in numbers and a communal aggregation has so many advantages that must be regarded as inevitable. The sharing of tasks, which in turn leads to specialization of tasks. The economies of scale didn't have to wait for Adam Smith to appear. Given the origin of Homo not too far south, this area with its rivers and plains would be a natural settling place. ( Full Answer )
Mant rulers invaded India but the most famous from them are Alexander, Mahmud of Ghazni and Muhammad Gauri.
Most ancient civilizations built their societies around rivers (ex: Tigris, Euphrates, Yellow, Nile). They did this because rivers are fresh water and supply water to drink as well as for irrigation (agriculture). Food and water supplies are a must for a civilization!
the main religion of india is hinduism, but there was also buddhism, alyhough that later spread through china through the silk road
I think the better question to ask would be what are four examples of ancient Maya city-states. Here are the most famous four of the classical Maya. Tikal, Calakmul, Palenque, and Copan.
"Brahmin" is the highest caste in India. There are mainly four castes with number of sub-divisions. Following is the caste-ranks: 1. Brahmin. - Highest. 2. Kshatriya. 3. Marchent (Vaishya). 4...
Because the first civilizations started there Nile valley civilization in Egypt Hwang Ho civilization in China Indus Valley Civilization in Egypt and Tigris and Euphrates in Mesopotamia Thanks Gaurang
First of all, it wasn't an Aryan Invasion. It was a Migration . The Aryans moved north from their homeland in South India around 40,000 BCE, according to DNA research. Some of them left Pakistan and settled in Iran and started the Persian Empire and Zoroastrianism. We know this because of glossochr…onology, which is a technique used by linguists to study languages and how they change over time. We know that Sanskrit was a descendant of the original Aryan language because of how similar certain words are across India, Iran, and even ancient Greece. If you look at Zoroastrianism, you will see a lot of similarities with Hinduism, such as worship of fire. Similar structures of Gods and their holy books are called Avesta, whereas Hindus call them Vedas. Similarly, Hindus have Kathas, they have Gathas. During their migration north through India, the Aryans composed the Vedas. Some Aryans left India gradually. Some remained in Pakistan and northwest India and built the Indus Valley Civilization. ( Full Answer )
Ancient China is different from Ancient India in many ways! China had different clothes, religion, food, culture, and china had no caste system which India did.
Civilization is generally thought to hav begun in the area known as the Fertile Crescent, which is the part of Asia that covers Mesopotamia and the land in and around the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. Nations in this region include Iraq, portions of Iran near the Persian Gulf, Kuwait, and Turkey.. Mo…re typically the Fertile Crescent definition includes the Levantine coast of the Mediterranean Sea, Syria, Jordan, Israel, Palestine, and Lebanon. Water sources include the Jordan River. ( Full Answer )
Ancient India believed of different gods plus ancient India has many more gods than Ancient Egypt. Also the ancient egyptians buried their pharaohs in a tomb and ancient india burned them.
The Hindu Kush and the Himilayas seperated it from any other Asian country. This is also why India is sometimes considered a sub-continent.
Ancient India is one of the first civilisations, inhabited by the old Indo-Aryan ethnic group.
No one knows. The monotheistic Hebrews date back to approximately 2000 BCE, but the Hebrews are far older than that, possibly being an identifiable group for more than 10,000 years. Answer: The Torah places the Flood in 2104 BCE. The earliest Hebrews, descended from Shem (Genesis ch.11), lived …in Northern Mesopotamia in the centuries following the Flood. Before that there were no Hebrews. ( Full Answer )
I think that because of the Himalayas growth in their height, theyprotected Indian subcontinent from the North.
The earliest civilization in the world was Sumer which goes as far back as 4,900 BC. The Sumer lived in Mesopotamia in an area of present day Iraq.
There were several of them. "Ancient" usually concerns theCivilizations that existed anytime between about 4,000 BC until thefirst century AD. Most well-known are the Sumerian, Mesopotamianand Persian civilizations and the Egyptian, Greek and Romancivilizations. In the Americas, the Inca and Maya ci…vilizations,although younger, sometimes also are counted as 'ancient'civilizations. ( Full Answer )
What year do most archaeologists and ancient history historians designate as the beginnings of the first true civilization in Sumer?
3500 BCE is the year that most archaeologists and ancient historyhistorians designate as the beginnings of the first truecivilization in Sumer.
How did ancient Rome's location and transformation as a republic help begin its rise as a civilization?
The creation of the Roman Republic did not help to begin Rome's rise as a civilisation. Rome had already risen as a civilisation during the previous monarchic period. The foundation of Rome refers to the creation if the Roman city-state. It involved the unification of separate settlements on what w…here to become the Seven Hills of Rome (the Palatine, Caelian, Esquiline, Viminal, Quirinal, Capitoline and Aventine) into a single state under the rule of a king. In those days people liked living on hills because they were easier to defend from raids. The hills and the valleys between them offered ample space for urban growth. The volcanic rocks of the area gave good building material. Rome was on the only ford on the river Tiber, which made Rome the main north-south communication centre in the region. The Tiber also afforded navigation to the sea, which was only 14 miles away (16 nowadays). When Rome developed a thriving trade network around the Mediterranean, the Romans built a port on the coast (Ostia) by the mouth of the river. Large ships unloaded here. Goods were then transferred to smaller ships which sailed to Rome by sailing up the river. Being inland also meant that there would not be any naval attacks. Rome was also not far from the Apennines (a mountain chain which runs through the Italian peninsula). These mountains had plenty of water sources. When Rome's demand for water exceeded the supply form local sources, water was taken to Rome from the mountains by the aqueducts. At a wider level, when Rome expanded and developed an empire around the Mediterranean Sea (during the period of the Roman Republic) she benefitted from Italy's strategic location. Italy lies in between the western and eastern basins of the Mediterranean. This gave Rome a good strategic position to turn both westwards and eastwards and establish control over both the western and the eastern Mediterranean ( Full Answer )
This can be seen in thelegacies of the Romans in religion, the alphabet, language, thecalendar, law, architecture and literature. Christianity developedfrom a religion among a small group of Jews (who lived in Judea,which was part of the Roman Empire) into a mass religion in theRoman days. It sp…read around the Roman Empire. It became statereligion. Catholic Christianity and Orthodox Christianity developedduring the Later Roman Empire. They were originally called Latin orWestern Christianity and Greek or Eastern Christianityrespectively. The former was the main form of Christianity in thewestern part of the Roman Empire and the latter was the main formof Christianity in the eastern part of the Roman Empire. Western Europeanlanguages have adopted and adapted the Latin alphabet. The onlyletters in the English language which do not come from the Latinalphabet are J, U and W. Italian, French,Spanish, Portuguese, and Romanian are languages derived from Latin(Romance languages). Many Latin words or words of Latin origin haveentered English via two routes. One was that Latin was the languageof the church in the Middle Ages. The other was the Norman conquestof England. French became the court language and many French wordsentered into the English language. These words are usually of Latinorigin. Many internationalwords in medicine, law and theology are Latin. The calendar we use isthe Gregorian calendar. It is named after the minor modificationsmade by the calendar instituted by Julius Caesar (Julian calendar)by Pope Gregory XII in 1582. Therefore, we basically use the Romancalendar. We also use translations of the Roman names for themonths. Roman law becameinfluential through the Corpus Juris Civilis, a collection of bookswhich reviewed imperial laws going back 400 years (to the time ofHadrian) and was commissioned by the emperor Justinian I. Itscrapped obsolete or unnecessary laws, made changes when necessaryand clarified obscure passages. Its aim was to put the laws intobooks (previously they were written on many different scrolls),harmonise conflicting views among jurists which arose fromcenturies of poorly organised development of Roman law and have auniform and coherent body of law. It was rediscovered in a libraryin Pisa in 1070. It became the foundation of the training of thenascent profession of lawyers in Europe in the Middle Ages andRenaissance. It has been used to compile the civil law of manymodern nations. The Romans influencedEuropean architecture, sculpture and painting until the early 20thcentury. They influenced the art of the Renaissance (14th-15thcentury) Baroque (17th-18th century) and Neoclassicism (18th-20thcentury, and is still sometimes used today). Palladian architecturewas also based on Roman architecture. It was popular from the 17thcentury to the 20th century and was often used for publicbuildings. Latin literature was very influential in Europeanliterature until the mid-20th century. ( Full Answer )