Ancient History Study Materials

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Ancient History Study Materials

In this we have given Ancient History study materials for all competitive exams like UPSC, SSC, RRB and all state government exams like HPPSC, APPSC, MPPSC, TNPSC, TSPSC, RPSC, OPSC etc,. Here we give the Ancient History study materials in the PDF Format also. Candidates can download the History study material PDF from the below links.

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1.1 The Pre – Historic Period

  • The Palaeolithic Man (Approximately 500000 – 8000 BC)
  • The Mesolithic Man (Approximately 8000 – 4000 BC)
  • The Neolithic Man or new Stone Age (4000 – 1800 BC)
  • The Metal Age (1800 – 1000 BC)

1.2 Indus Valley Civilization (2500 – 1800 BC)

  • Area and Jurisdiction
  • Discovery of the Indus Valley Civilization
  • Major Centres
  • Aspects of Indus Culture
  • Decay of Indus Valley Civilization
  • The Successors

1.3 The Vedic Period: the Aryans

  • Early Vedic Age (1500 – 1000 BC)
  • Six Systems of the Indian Philosophy
  • Later Vedic Period (1000 – 600 BC)

1.4 The Emergence of Kingdoms or Mahajanpadas

  • Mahajanapadas

1.5 Growth of Jainism and Buddhism

  • Jainism
  • Buddhism

1.6 Magadha Empire (Sixth Century to Fourth Century BC)

1.7 Persian and Macedonian invasions

  • Persian Invasion
  • Macedonian Invasion

1.8 The Mauryan Empire (321 – 289 BC)

  • Chandragupta Maurya (320 – 300 BC)
  • Bindusara (296 – 273 BC)
  • Ashoka the Great (269 – 232 BC)

1.9 Post – Mauryan Period

  • The Kushans
  • The Deccan and the South
  • Religious Sects of Post – Mauryan and the Gupta Period

1.10 The Gupta Dynasty (AD 320 – 550)

  • Important Gupta Rulers
  • Later Guptas

1.11 Rise of Feudalism in India

1.12 The Vardhanas (AD 550 – 647)

  • Harashavardhana (AD 606 – 646)

1.13 The Rajputs (AD 650 – 1200)

  • Salient Features of the Rajput Kingdoms

1.14 The Southern Dynasties

  • The Shathavahanas (230 BC to AD 225)
  • The Pallavas (AD 330 – 796)
  • The Chalukyas (AD 535 – 1190)
  • The Pandyas of Madurai (AD 590 – 1323)
  • The Chola Dynasty (AD 850 – 1310)
  • Rashtrakutas (AD 753 – 973)
  • Vijayanagara Empire
  • Other Features of Southern dynasties

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