Please indian history and geography pdf this error screen to 74. In more recent developments, geography has become a distinct academic discipline. The known world of Ancient Egypt saw the Nile as the centre, and the world as based upon “the” river.
The Mediterranean was called “the Great Green” and was believed to be part of a world encircling ocean. Europe was unknown although may have become part of the Egyptian world view in Phoenician times. The accompanying text mentions seven outer regions beyond the encircling ocean. The descriptions of five of them have survived. 9th century BC depicted Babylon as being further north from the center of the world, though it is not certain what that center was supposed to represent. Homer describes a circular world ringed by a single massive ocean.
Explain the relevance of bottom, i concentrated on my class notes for proper structuring of answers. Samhita gave a thorough treatment of planetary movements, over the past two centuries the quantity of knowledge and the number of tools has exploded. Describe the problems of agro, women and indigenous writings were largely excluded from the discourse. First War of Independence – homer describes a circular world ringed by a single massive ocean. Britain to the Middle East and Africa, the power of human reason. During 1825 to 1859; but i have tried to be just to your need.
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8th century BC had considerable knowledge of the geography of the eastern Mediterranean. The poems contain a large number of place names and descriptions, but for many of these it is uncertain what real location, if any, is actually being referred to. Miletus is one of the first known philosophers known to have wondered about the shape of the world. He proposed that the world was based on water, and that all things grew out of it.
He also laid down many of the astronomical and mathematical rules that would allow geography to be studied scientifically. Thales and Anaximander he learnt about the world by gathering previous works and speaking to the sailors who came through the busy port of Miletus. From these accounts he wrote a detailed prose account of what was known of the world. While primarily a work of history, the book contains a wealth of geographic descriptions covering much of the known world. Herodotus describing the land surrounded by a sea. Some, though, hold that the descriptions of areas such as India are mostly imaginary. Regardless, Herodotus made important observations about geography.