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Early Medieval Northern India

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 20-Jan-2023 09:32:42
Introduction The period of early medieval time in northern India was mentioned as about 750 to 1000 CE. There were various significant regional kingdoms that ruled northern India in this period. The political history of this period was centralized mainly by three kingdoms, the Palas kingdom, the Rastrukatas kingdom and the Pratiharas kingdom. The history of the economy, trade and administration were significantly influenced by those three kingdoms. How was the early medieval northern India? The political systems of India began to change from the time about 750 CE. The centralised states of northern India began to give way ... Read More

Gautama Buddha

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 18-Jan-2023 14:37:45
Introduction Buddha, also known as Siddhartha Gautama, was the son of the Shakya clan chief. Buddha belonged to Kshatriya Varna. He was never interested in earthly pleasures and since childhood, he was in search of true knowledge. He was never allowed to leave the Palace till the age of 29 when he escaped the palace without informing anyone. That day he saw four things which completely changed his life. He saw an old man, a sick man, a dead man and an ascetic. These 4 things came as a revelation to Buddha. Buddha, also known as Siddhartha Gautama, was the ... Read More

Reign of Mongols

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 18-Jan-2023 14:37:06
Introduction The Mongol empire was created in the 13th century, it is said to be one of the greatest Eurasian empires of all time. Genghis khan founded the Mongol empire. It was the largest empire to ever exist in history in terms of the land area acquired. Given their barbaric nature, they made sure that nobody does to go against the ruler. In this tutorial we will talk about how some tribes and nomadic people went on to rule the world, and become one of the strongest and largest ruling dynasties to ever exist in the world, we will also ... Read More

Modernisation in Japan

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 18-Jan-2023 14:36:25
Introduction Japan is a group of islands located on the Asian Continent. The 4 most significant small islands are Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku, and Hokkaido. The southernmost part of Japan is the Okinawan chain. Around 50 per cent of its area is covered with mountains. It lies in one of the most active, earthquake-prone areas. These are the few geographical hurdles that come in the way of architects. TUBS, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons The majority of the people living in Japan are Japanese but there is also a small number of Ainu and Koreans who were brought ... Read More

Mesopotamia and its Geography

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 18-Jan-2023 14:35:51
Introduction Mesopotamia is a Greek word that means between two rivers. It is a place surrounded by two rivers Euphrates and the Tigris rivers. This is the reason why the land of Mesopotamia is so rich in minerals and flourishing. In present times Mesopotamia comes under the Republics of Iraq. It is known for its rich literature, mathematics, City life, and astronomy. After 2000 BCE, its language was used as a communication medium in the eastern Mediterranean, northern Syria, and Turkey. The southern part which was urbanized was known as Sumer and Akkad. The major civilizations that survived over Mesopotamia ... Read More

Graves and Burials

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 18-Jan-2023 14:35:09
Introduction Burial, a well-known act of discarding human cadavers by burying them in the ground, in a grave or a tomb, or by dumping them in a body of water, exposing them to the weather, or feeding carrion-eating animals. Practices surrounding burial are influenced by geography, religion, and social structure. Whether the body is buried underground, submerged beneath water, burned, or exposed to the air depends on geography and climate. The level of burial ostentation is determined by social and religious beliefs; for instance, rank may determine whether the deceased is buried in a shallow trench or an impressively large ... Read More

Genghis Khan

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 18-Jan-2023 14:34:21
Introduction Genghis Khan is undoubtedly the most brutal ruler in the history of humanity. He was a member of a Mongolian tribe, but his ambitions made him the undisputed conqueror of Eurasia. Coming from a humble background, he struggled throughout his childhood for food after being abandoned by his tribe. Earlier, his father was also poisoned to death by a rival tribe. But all those difficulties didn’t stop him from becoming the ruler of the largest empire in human history. He started making alliances via marriage and wars, eventually converting Mongols from a tribal war-waring country to an organized military ... Read More

FISH as food

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 18-Jan-2023 14:33:35
Introduction Traditionally people used to consume food easily available to them locally and fish was one of them. Different varieties of fish are used as food in all parts of the world. It has been an important food which is full of several nutrients. In all countries of the world, humans use different fish either freshwater or marine, as their food. Throughout human civilization, fish remained some food rich in nutritional value. In the context of food and fishing, fish can also refer to so-called shellfish like molluscs, crustaceans, and echinoderms. More broadly speaking, seafood includes both fish and other ... Read More

Industrial revolution in Britain

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 18-Jan-2023 14:32:52
Introduction The Industrial Revolution marked the transition phase of Britain’s economy, which was mostly dependent on manual methods of production, and switched to being mostly mechanized. The increased use of machines led to increased production and increased resources which then further led to unimaginable growth of the population of the nation. Out of all the new industries, the most dominant was the textile industry. It provides the most number of workers with jobs and a better investment to Profit Ratio for the Business owner and investors. In this tutorial, we will learn what is meant by the Industrial Revolution, what ... Read More

Features of Mesopotamian Civilization

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 18-Jan-2023 14:31:42
Introduction Mesopotamia is a Greek word that means between two rivers. It is a place surrounded by two rivers Euphrates and the Tigris rivers. This is the reason why the land of Mesopotamia is so rich in minerals and flourishing. In present times Mesopotamia comes under the Republics of Iraq. It is also called the grave of many civilizations. It is known for its rich literature, mathematics, City life, and astronomy. After 2000 BCE, its language was used as a communication medium in the eastern Mediterranean, northern Syria, and Turkey. Their writings are the greatest source of information that can ... Read More
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