India is one of the oldest civilizations in the world. It has a rich and fascinating history. Here, I have tried to give you a glimpse of the long history the country has. I’ve read Indian history as part of my master in arts postgraduate degree and my specialization was science and technological developments in ancient India.
Start with what is the historical timeline in ancient India– a number of artifacts dating back to as much as 500,000 years have been found like for instance the Rock Paintings, Cave Life as well as the Cave Art. Check out the sites of the stone age in India – The sites of Stone Age in India are Kondapur, Nevasa, Mehrgarh, Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka, and Edakkal Caves.
Then move on to the ancient India history, with information on Harappan Mohenjodaro Indus civilization, ancient India writing system, religions in ancient India Like Hinduism Jainism Buddhism.
India during the Mauryan period inevitably brings reference to the great king Ashoka of the Mauryan empire. Mauryan Dynasty Timeline – The Mauryas was an Indian dynasty which existed between the 4th and 3rd centuries BCE and which unified the subcontinent for the first time and also contributed to the spread of Buddhism. You will find Mauryan empire arts quite interesting.
See the golden age of Gupta empire and Gupta empire timeline/chronology.
Gupta empire education: Education played an important role in the Gupta period. During this era, primary education was obtained by the people. In case of formal and higher education, the people of the Gupta Empire were required to stay in Brahmanical Agraharas or Buddhist monasteries.
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