Important: Use custom search function to get better results from our thousands of pages

Use " " for compulsory search eg:"electronics seminar" , use -" " for filter something eg: "electronics seminar" -"/tag/" (used for exclude results from tag pages)


 
 
Thread Rating:
  • 0 Votes - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
during post vedic period rate of interest as prescribed by gautama was how much
Post: #1

interest rate in post vedic period
Post: #2
Postvedic Age of Indian History

We note a significant transition from Rig-Veda or the first Vedic society to that of the later Vedic age.

Chronologically, this transition is assigned to the period corresponding to 1000 BC to 600 BC. Both the Vedic literature and archaeological sources provide sufficient material to reconstruct the history and culture of the people of the post-Vedic period.

Literary evidence is mainly related to the territories of the upper and middle Ganga basin and somehow peripherally to another region.

The archaeological shoal found the existence of agricultural communities in the same geographic region; approximately corresponding to the same period of time.

Its culture is called the Painted Gray Ware (PGW) culture and about 700 sites of this culture are found along the upper Ganga basin. These sites range from the dry beds of the Ghaggar River at Bahawalpur in Pakistan and north of Rajasthan, to the Indus basin and the Ganges and the Ganga-Yamuna doab.

Evidence from the Sravasti site indicates that the eastern boundary of the PGW crop area is restricted to the northern plains of the Ganges. It is also suggested that the Banas culture of southern Rajasthan reached the Ganges valley around 800 BC and, consequently, it was said that users of black and red pottery belonged to this period.

While literary texts speak of the eastward movement of the Vedic Aryans, archaeological excavations do not corroborate that view. Although there is a discrepancy between the archaeological and literary sources in this period, they agree with respect to the use of iron by these people of the PGW culture of the Gangética basin. This can be confirmed by the carbon 14 test performed on the artifacts found in that region.

The word Ayas referred to in the Rig-Veda is translated as "iron". We find the term 'Syama Ayas' in the Yajurveda and 'Krishna Ayas' in the Brahmanas. Megalithic burials in southern India also reveal that they were also familiar with iron and its use. It is a common view that iron technology is indigenous rather than the consequence of foreign contacts.

There is a debate among historians about the impact of iron technology on the material cultural basis of post-modern society. Two views prevail. One group contends that iron technology was not an important factor, and the other contends that iron iron shafts, iron-plowed plowshares and nobles helped clear the forests of the Gangetic doab and improved the efficiency of agricultural implements.

The second view is questioned on the basis that iron casting technology was in its early stages. It is further noted that the Bihar iron ore mines were not fully exploited at this stage and were not very agrarian. In addition, the artifacts that were known are only offensive weapons, such as pointed tips with an iron tip and spear points, and no agricultural implements such as sickles, hoes and axes.

It is now generally believed that iron technology did not influence the material cultural basis until the second half of the first millennium BC, since a plowing was only used during this period. In addition, the literary evidence of the Mahabharata refers to the mechanism of Khandavadaham to clean the forests by burning them instead of with iron instruments.

At this stage, there was a definite growth of agricultural operations, as vast areas of fertile alluvial land were available from the Ganga-Yamuna doab and the Ganga valley. Undoubtedly, later Vedic texts recognize pastoralism as an important occupation.
 


[-]
Quick Reply
Message
Type your reply to this message here.

Image Verification
Image Verification
(case insensitive)
Please enter the text within the image on the left in to the text box below. This process is used to prevent automated posts.

Possibly Related Threads...
Thread: Author Replies: Views: Last Post
  aavin exam questions for MBA manager post Guest 2 191 29-04-2018 08:02 AM
Last Post: gurujobalert
  brick bat coba waterproofing rate analysis Guest 1 0 19-01-2018 10:32 AM
Last Post: dhanabhagya
  interest calculation system retail bank project documentation Guest 1 196 11-10-2017 02:58 PM
Last Post: jaseela123
  wireless heart beat rate monitoring a cardiac pacemaker simulation mobile messenger Guest 1 225 11-10-2017 01:34 PM
Last Post: jaseela123
  ppt for post office management system Guest 1 180 11-10-2017 12:07 PM
Last Post: jaseela123
  diclofenac vs ketorolac for post op pain management Guest 1 269 10-10-2017 01:01 PM
Last Post: jaseela123
  non interest income of commercial bank in india Guest 1 224 02-10-2017 04:24 PM
Last Post: jaseela123
  post office management system project in vb Guest 1 183 02-10-2017 10:52 AM
Last Post: jaseela123
  idea post paid sample mobile bill in pdf format Guest 0 189 30-09-2017 10:18 AM
Last Post: Guest
  freshers for lecturer post in computer science in india Guest 0 189 30-09-2017 10:18 AM
Last Post: Guest
This Page May Contain What is during post vedic period rate of interest as prescribed by gautama was how much And Latest Information/News About during post vedic period rate of interest as prescribed by gautama was how much,If Not ...Use Search to get more info about during post vedic period rate of interest as prescribed by gautama was how much Or Ask Here

Options: