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    History is the study of the past, with special attention to the written record of the activities of human beings over time.

    Scholars who write about history are called historians. It is a field of research which uses a narrative to examine and analyze the sequence of events, and it often attempts to investigate objectively the patterns of cause and effect that determine events

     Religion in Harappa Culture

    The chief male deity was the pasupati Shiva and the chief female deity was the Mother Goddess.Pasupati is found sitting in yogic posture on a low throne and having three faces and two horns. He was sh

     Pottery in Harappan Culture

    ·         Though most of the Harappan pottery is plain yet a substantial part is treated with a red slip and black painted decoration. ·         They are uniformly sturdy and well ba

     Mahatma Gandhi

    Mohan das Karam chand Gandhi (Oct 2, 1869-Jan 30,1948) was a major political and spiritual leader of Indian independence movement.He was the pioneer of satyagraha the resistance of tyranny through mas

     Manuscripts and Inscriptions

    There are several ways of finding out about the past.The two most common sources are inscription and manuscripts. Manuscripts are the books written long ago.These were written by hand on palm leaf or

     Role of Archaeologists

    Archaeologists study the remains of buildings made of stone and brick,painting and sculpture. They also explore and excavate to find tools,weapons,pots ,pans,ornaments and coins. Archaeologists also l

     Palaeolithic Age

    The term palaeolithic come from two Greek words palaeo meaning old and lithos meaning stone. The palaeolithic period extends from 2 million years ago to about 12,000 years ago. This long stretch of ti


    All inscriptions contain both scripts and langauages.Languages which were used as well as scripts have changed over time.To understand these scripts it is done through a process known as decipherment.

     Hannibal of Carthage by Zarif Hosain

    When the Romans tried to rule the Mediterranean Sea with its wealthy trading parts,they clashed with the interest of another powerful city Carthage.One of the leader of the Carthaginian army led his s

     History quiz

    Who founded the Amrita Bazar Patrika? Sisirkumar Ghosh   What is the name of the Bengali monthly founded and edited by Bankimchandra Chatterji in 1873 Bangadarshana   Who was the secretary of state

     Alexander the Great by Zarif Hosain

    Alexander was the son of Philip,King of Mecadonia.One day his father watched Alexander tame a wild horse that noone could dared to handle and said seek out the land that is worthy of you.Alexander at


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