Category History

Sources for the study of Ancient Egyptian History

The ancient Egyptians have left behind countless physical remains. These relics provide information on the history of Egypt. For the study of history, the Egyptians resort to archaeological sources such as inscriptions, coins, buildings, pyramids, temples, sculptures, etc., and literary…

Critical Philosophy of History

According to Collingwood, the form of hypothetical historiography is the oldest whereas the form of analytical historiography is the modern one. Prof. Sheik Ali took the meaning of Analytical Historic Philosophy with a critical and succinct presentation of the past.…

Speculative Philosophy of History

The birth of the hypothetical form is believed to be from Plato and Aristotle. The intention of the people of this ideology is to find the special meaning and goal of history in the context of historical events. In other…

What do you mean by History? Discuss its nature.

The word ‘history’ has been derived from these three words ‘Iti-ha-aas’ which means – ‘Surely it happened’. Acharya Durg, while explaining this in his ‘Nirukta Bhashya Vritti’, has written – ‘Iti haivamasiditi yat kathyate tat itihasah’ – that is, ‘it…

Role of Technology in Ancient India

Ancient Indians made significant progress in the field of science as well as technology. We see its beginning in prehistoric times. This refers to the Stone Age, which is divided into East, Middle and North or Neolithic. Stone technology developed…