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Buildings, Paintings and Books
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A lot of cultural development took place after 100 AD - stupas, literature, temple architecture, caves and paintings.

Abhishek Srivastava is teaching live on Unacademy Plus

Abhishek Srivastava
GS faculty and subject matter expert | 4 yrs Teaching Exp.| HiStory, Geog. and Polity courses with interrelation, logic & chronology.

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sir can u plz add schemes which wer annouced during budget session 2018...dis will be very helpful
Thank you so much sir.. I have started my prep with this video. Do i need to study the ncert book also after this video
Anuj Rana
2 years ago
yes it would be good .. u will b able to connect more now
firstly THANK YOU so much for helping me out in completing the class 6 ncert. I witnessed a strange thing that we have studied this earlier but the I am unable to recall anything like this... also, i wanted to ask you to help me out in one more thing , can we have quiz or list of mcq, which are directly framed from this book as in a single video or something , that will mark a revision of the entire book to !!! maybe its me or the fact that i just started my preparation for UPSC CSE 2018 , it took me 5 days to complete this book.
Anil J
3 years ago
well said Kanu. Yes, MCQs on these very much required(if possible). Every lesson very well explained by Srivatsav. All the best for you too. Even I'm preparing for first time :)
Ravi Kartik
2 years ago
Thankyou for inculcating interest towards history and upsc preparation. I am grateful to you. Awaiting for 7th ncert. Kindly mention when can we expect because your teachings are very good and easily understandable. Really thankyou for you efforts!
Thank you sir! the way you designed the course is not just summary of words but it also made curious about ancient Indian history...
Thank you so much ... Really appreciate your hardwork and your way of explanation!! Waiting eagerly for upcoming summaries once again thank you so much for your effort

  2. Abhishek Srivastava ABOUT ME: Qualified IIT JEE 2006 Indian maritime University, Kolkata Marine Engineer Qualified for UPSC mains twice . Got selected in SSC and IBPS twice GS faculty ,

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  4. . Prophet Mohammad Introduced Islam in 600 AD Laid stress on equality and unity of all before Allah Spread to north Africa, spain, Iran India Arab sailors conquered Sind in 700 AD

  5. The iron pillar . At Mehruli, Delhi . Highly skilled craftmenship...500 AD . Inscription mentioning Chandra Gupta

  6. Before Christ(B.C 2mn 100001 80001 6000 4000 900 later 800 vedic 700 era Neolithic 3700 3600 2700 PALEOUTHIC Meso lithic 2500 Indus 500 Mahajanapada 1400 MAURYAS 3300 3200 3100 2300 iviliza1300Riedic 300 200 100 Dark Age 1200 era 2100 we are here! 2100 1100 400 Guptas 1400 2400 600 Harsha V1600 700 Prophet 1700 1000 Anno Domio (AD.)

  7. Buildings in brick and stone . Stupas (mound) Common features - Small box at heart .may contain relics Covered with earth - Later covered with mud brick or baked brick - Later dome like structure covered with stone slabs -Pradakshina path sorrounded with railings Entrance through gateways Railings and gateways decorated with sculpture

  8. . Stupa at Amaravati..around 1 AD -A magnificent stupa was made -Stone carvings for decoration . Arificial caves:hollowed out of rock Decorated with sculpture and painted walls

  9. Hindu temple were also build at this time Vishnu Shiva and Durga were worshipped in these temples - Garbhagriha: image of diety was placed Shikhara :tower at top of garbhagriha (bhitargaon) -Mandapa: hall where people could assemble Ex. Mahabalipuram and Aihole

  10. Stupas and temples Build in stages Usually taken up by Kings and queens...used there treasure Others were merchants, perfumers, smiths Devotees brought gifts Good quality stones found quarried and transported Shaped into pillars and panels for walls floors and ceilings Placed at positions