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Transcript of Ancint india
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2500-1500 BCE-- Indus Valley civilization develops the Indus River
circa (around) 1500 BCE arrval of Aryans-- Aryans invade the Indus Valley region from the northwest and settle in the area.
322-185 BCE Mauryan Dynasty-- Mauryan dynasty creates an empire by uniting all of the states in northen India
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Lets talk about the Arctecture
Indian architecture is as old as the history of the civilization. The earliest remains of recognizable building activity in the India dates back to the Indus Valley cities. Among India's ancient architectural remains, the most characteristic are the temples, Chaityas, Viharas, Stupas and other religious structures Houses were one or two stories high, made of baked brick, with flat roofs, and were just about identical. Each was built around a courtyard, with windows overlooking the courtyard. The outside walls had no windows. Each home had its own private drinking well and its own private bathroom. Clay pipes led from the bathrooms to sewers located under the streets. These sewers drained into nearly rivers and streams. This was a very advanced civilization
Roles of people
The Rig Vedic Women in India enjoyed high status in society. Their condition was good. The women were provided opportunity to attain high intellectual and spiritual standard. There were many women Rishis during this period. Though monogamy was mostly common, the richer section of the society indulged in polygamy. There was no sati system or early marriage.
The chidren would help there dads or moms if boy he would help its dad if
girl she would help her mom.
The men were usally the king of the house some men were farmers warriors or some will work for the king and queen
As the Aryans settled in and began to grow crops, people started to have occupations. In each tribe, people began to belong to one of four groups: the Brahmana (priests), Kshatriya (warriors), Vaishya (traders and agriculturists), and Shudra (workers). In the beginning, these were just occupations. You could move from group to group. This changed over time, until a person's occupation or group depended upon birth. If your father was a farmer, you had to be farmer. Change from one group to another became very difficult.
Location of Ancient India
Ancient India. South Asia is one of the four early places where human civilization began—similar to Egypt (Nile), China (Yellow), and Iraq (Tigris and Euphrates). Civilization in South Asia began along the Indus River. The land of South Asia is dominated by three main types of physical features.
Ancient India really doesn't have a government it has a king. the king of the socail triangle the kings are called brahmin (priests). The brahmin were the only one to say the name of god if any other said that name of god there touge would get cut off.
Jeez that is one cruel king.
Now in India anyone is allowd to say the name of god.
In summer temperatures vary from 20 oC in the Himalayan region to more than 30 0C in the arid desert regions. April and May are the hottest months of the year, with temperatures rising to 50oC in some parts of the country
It has many different landforms. Mountains, plains, deserts, and marshes stretch across India. The Himalayas, the world's highest mountains, are on India's north border. The Indus River flows from the Himalayas to the Indian Ocean.
Men and women dressed in colorful robes. Women wore jewelry of gold and precious stone, and even wore lipstick! Among the treasures found was a statue of a women wearing a bracelet. (Bracelets with similar designs are worn today in India.)
Clothing was initially made of animal skins. As the Aryans settled down, clothing began to be made of cotton.
It is noteworthy however that the relatively small Himalayan kingdom of Nepal is the only nation in the world with Hinduism as it's state religion. Buddhism, known in ancient India as Buddha Dharma, originated in northern India in what is today the state of Bihar
Good afternoon grade 4s today we will be talking about ancient india. By the end of this presentation you will learn a lot about Ancient India. Now lets move on to tell you about Ancient India
Just for your information untouchbles
are also latrine cleaners which means toilet cleaners.
Ewwww.... disgusting and nobody can talk to them
P.S. you can't change your cast so your stuck with the cast you were born with
A beautiful small bronze statue of a dancer was found, which tells us that they enjoyed dance and had great skill working with metals. In the ancient city of Mohenjo-daro, scientists have found the remains of a large central pool, with steps leading down at both ends. This could have been a public swimming pool, or perhaps have been used for religious ceremonies. Around this large central pool were smaller rooms, that might have dressing rooms, and smaller pools that might have been private baths.
Dinner might have been warm tasty wheat bread served with barley or rice. It would appear they were very good farmers. They grew barley, peas, melons, wheat, and dates. Farms raised cotton and kept herds of sheep, pigs, zebus (a kind of cow), and water buffalo. Fish were caught in the river with fish hooks! Each town had a large central storage building for grain. Crops were grown, and the harvest stored centrally, for all in the town to enjoy.
Some of the toys found were small carts, whistles shaped like birds, and toy monkeys which could slide down a string
This ancient civilization must have had marvelous craftsmen, skilled in pottery, weaving, and metal working. The pottery that has been found is of very high quality, with unusually beautiful designs. Several small figures of animals, such as monkeys, have been found. These small figures could be objects of art or toys. There are also small statues of what they think are female gods. So far, scientists have found no large statues. They have found bowls made of bronze and silver, and many beads and ornaments. The metals used to make these things are not found in the Indus Valley. So, either the people who lived in this ancient civilization had to import all of these items from some other place, or more probably, had to import the metals they used to make these beautiful things from somewhere else.
The people used camels, oxen and elephants to travel over land. They had carts with wooden wheels. They had ships, with one mast, probably used to sail around the Arabian Sea. Seals with a pictographic script, which has not as yet been deciphered, were found at the Indus Valley sites. Similar seals were found in Mesopotamia, which seems to indicate possible trade between these two civilizations
Kids were taught by a guru (a teacher). Even chiefs sons had to obey the guru. All students followed a rigorous course of studies which were imparted orally. Writing was done on bark and leaves, and hence was perishable, so we have very few rock edicts to tell us what they studied or what they wrote.
Older kids, who went to school, lived at school. School (ashram) life was tough. You had to do everything yourself. There were no servants. Even princes had to wash their clothes, cook their food, and follow a rigorous course of studies. They had a lot to learn. They studied math, science, engineering, literature, art, music and religion.
In ancient India, the most popular form of marriage was called Swayamvara. In this type of marriage, potential grooms assembled at the bride's house and the bride selected her spouse. Instances of Swayamvara ceremony are found in India's national epics, the Ramayana and Mahabharata. There were other types of marriage as well, such as Gandharva Vivaha (love marriage) and Asura Viviha (marriage by abduction).
Nivi – Pleats in the front or back of a Sari or Dhoti.
• Choli – A short blouse like garment with no back.
• Sari – (or Saree) A length of cloth about 2 yards by 6-10 yards (depending on the region) wrapped around the lower part of the body with the loose end being thrown or wrapped around the upper body.
• Pallu - The loose end of the sari. Adivasi – A length of fabric tied around the waist, Usually smaller than the sari.
• Dhoti – A length of fabric about 1 ½ yards by 6-9 yards, which is wrapped around the body with the loose end either tied at the waist or thrown over the shoulder.
• Turban – A length of fabric wrapped or tied around the head to create a headdress.
• Hirano-Drapi – Ornamentation of garments.
• Atka – Flowing garments.
• Drapi – Embroidered garments.
1. The number system was invented in India. Aryabhatta invented Zero
2. Ayurveda, one of the oldest school of medicines was invented in India
3. Binary number system used in computers and digital devices was invented in India
4. Chess also known as Chaturanga was invented in India during Gupta empire in the 6th century
5. Called as Indus Valley Civilization, Indians established Harappan culture as one of first civilizations of the world
6. Yoga was invented in India
7.Buttons were discovered in the Indus Valley Civilization almost 5000 years ago
8. Ruler was invented during the reigns of Indus Valley Civilizations. Rulers were made of ivory those days d
we still use the number zero in india it represents nothing and today zero still repersent nothing. and ancient india is like canada.
India invented devicies and we use this invention both India and Canada.
Chess was also invented in India some people use this invention in Canada but a lot of eldery people play chess in India.
Yoga was also invented in India both India and Canada yoga is known as a gym activity.
Buttons were invented in India we use buttons a lot in these days as we see with our own eyes buttons are used on coat or jackets
Ancint india is a little like india today. Some like clothing are all emproved to better buildings.
India created the oldest medicine but now in both countries they have different medincies but some people still have the "old" medicine's.
In ancient india was rulers made of ivory but now days we have rulers made of wood or plastic
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By; Odeh, Sukhman,Ramneek,Abi and Jagroop
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