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TLP HISTORY [DAY 41]

  • IASbaba
  • November 17, 2016
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TLP HISTORY [DAY 41]

 


TOPIC : POST MAURYAN PERIOD & EARLY STATE AND SOCIETY IN DECCAN,EAST AND SOUTH INDIA

 

Q.1)  How justified are we in characterizing the post-Mauryan five centuries as the ‘Dark Period’ of Indian History? Give reasons in support of your answer. [20m,400w ]


Q.2)  Examine the significance of the deities depicted on coins of the Kushanas. [20m,400w ]


Q.3)  Review  critically  the  evolution  of  different  schools  of  art  in  the  Indian  subcontinent  between  the  second  century  BCE  and  the  third  century  CE,  and  evaluate  the  socio-religious factors responsible for it.  [ 20m,400w ]


Q.4)  Assess the role of guilds and trade organizations in the development of early Indian economy. [15m,300w ]


Q.5)  “Not only does ancient Tamil literature furnish an accurate picture of widely disparate classes; it also describes the social condition of Tamil country as it was.” Discuss. [ 10m,200w ]


Q.6)  How do recent archaeological findings and Sangam literary texts enlighten us about the early state and society in South India? [25m,450w ]


Q.7)  Explain  as  to  how  the  early  Buddhist  Stupa  art,  while  using  folk  motifs  and narratives  and  common  cultural  symbols, succeeded  in  transforming  these  themes  for expounding the Buddhist ideals. [20m,400w ]


Q.8)   Justify  Pliny’s  statement  the  Rome  was  being  drained  out  of  its  gold  by  India  during  the first century of the Christian era. [20m,400w ]


MAP WORK :  IMPORTANT EXCAVATED SITES

  1. Taxila
  2. Ahichchhatra
  3. Hastinapur
  4. Kausambi
  5. Sishupalgarh
  6. Purana Qila
  7. Chandraketugarh
  8. Hampi
  9. Bhokhardan
  10. Sannati
  11. Nagarjunakonda
  12. Fatehpur Sikri
  13. Arikamedu
  14. Adam
  15. Rajghat
  16. Mathura

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