Ancient Indian History

  • Course level: Intermediate

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Many battles have been fought to protect the pride and geographical boundaries of India (Bharat) during ancient Times. Many Dynasties and great Kings and Clans stood tall during their time and that Massively Changed The Course Of Indian History.

Description

India is one of the oldest civilizations in the world with a kaleidoscopic variety and rich cultural heritage. It has achieved all-round socio-economic progress after the Indian Independence from the British. As the 7th largest country in the world, India stands apart from the rest of Asia, marked off as it is by mountains and the sea, which give the country a distinct geographical entity. Bounded by the Great Himalayas in the north, it stretches southwards and at the Tropic of Cancer, tapers off into the Indian Ocean between the Bay of Bengal on the east and the Arabian Sea on the west.

Many battles have been fought to protect the pride and geographical boundaries of India (Bharat) during ancient Times. Many Dynasties and great Kings and Clans stood tall during their time and that Massively Changed The Course Of Indian History.

Ancient Indian History

The history of India is punctuated by constant integration of migrating people with the diverse cultures that surround India. Available evidence suggests that the use of iron, copper and other metals was widely prevalent in the Indian sub-continent at a fairly early period, which is indicative of the progress that this part of the world had made. By the end of the fourth millennium BC, India had emerged as a region of highly developed civilization.

What Will I Learn?

  • Ancient India civilization and social development
  • Dynasties in Ancient India
  • Kings and Clans in Ancient India
  • Demography and Rulers in Ancient India

Topics for this course

34 Lessons30h

The Civilization?

The history of India is punctuated by constant integration of migrating people with the diverse cultures that surround India. Available evidence suggests that the use of iron, copper and other metals was widely prevalent in the Indian sub-continent at a fairly early period, which is indicative of the progress that this part of the world had made. By the end of the fourth millennium BC, India had emerged as a region of highly developed civilization.
The Indus Valley Civilization
Vedic Civilization
The Buddhist Era
Quiz on Indus Valley Civilization
Mohenjodaro Quiz
Harappans Quiz

Empires & Dynasties?

Indian Historical Dynasties Played very important part in preserving the geographical boundaries of India. Many dynasties reigned over India during the Ancient Age and the most important among them are the Mahajanpada, Nanda Dynasty, Maurya Dynasty, Pandya Dynasty, Chera Dynasty, Chola Dynasty, Pallava Dynasty, Chaulakya Dynasty etc. ruled for the longest period of time in the nation on the Indian soil.

Ancient India Kings and Clans?

India has played host to the ebb and flow of empire-building since around 600 BCE. Its position at the confluence of east and west has also seen it come under fire from various would-be conquerors, including the Mongol Genghis Khan and Timur Lung, the Persian Achaemenids under Cyrus the Great, and even the Macedonian warrior Alexander the Great.

Foreign Travellers & Invasion in India?

India has always been the dream destination for people who want to explore one of the earliest civilizations in the world. Since time immemorial, India has received several keen travelers who came here and fell in love with its traditions and colors

Traitors in Indian History?

There have been many traitors in Indian History who backstabbed their own Kings and Rulers at such times that they were at critical juncture to save their land and peripheries.

Battles in Ancient Indian History?

Wars have always been an integral part of human history. The bloodshed the world over has led to the inception of new kingdoms, new religions and individual greats, who not only brought changes in regime, but also paved the way for much-needed change in the socio-political orders of countries. And India’s history is certainly no exception.

Ancient India Academicians and Scientists?

Inventions and discoveries in ancient India are now being recognized by the world as they form the basis for new inventions and discoveries in the areas of scientific discoveries and contributions, including the ancient, classical and post-classical nations in the subcontinent historically referred to as India and the modern Indian state. It draws from the completely cultural and technological history of India, during which architecture, astronomy, cartography, metallurgy, logic, mathematics, metrology and mineralogy were among the branches of study pursued by its scholars.

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  • Class X and above