Sources of Ancient Indian History

Sources of Ancient Indian History

The ancient period frequently begins with the Indus Valley Civilization and concludes with the Turkish raids in northern India in AD 1000.The archaeological evidence is largely obtained by the systematic skilled examination of buildings, monuments and work of art. The credit for excavating the pre-Aryan past goes to Sir William Jones of Asiatic Bengal Society. … Read more

Ancient Language in India

Ancient Language in India

The earliest form of Sanskrit is found in the Rig Veda. After the Rig Veda was composed, Sanskrit language developed rapidly. The grammar became considerably simplified though still remaining complex. When the need was felt for proper pronunciation and understanding of the meaning of the older Vedic texts particularly at a time when many new … Read more