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Paniyas : The unknown untouchables

Numerically the Paniyars form the largest single tribe in Kerala

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Pazhaverkadu: The Untold story

Pulicat (Pazhaverkadu) is historically a remarkable place, an abode for Portuguese, Dutch, the Cholas, Vijayanagar, Arabs and finally the British.

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SHAKTHI

A Documentary on Pulayan Tribes of Anaimalai Hills

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Travel Agency

Introduction The tourism sector is a coming together of various suppliers of services to offer people a complete tourist experience. Travel agents and tour operators play a vital role in the promotion of tourism. Today the travel and tourism industry is one of the biggest and most dynamic industries in the world. If you are […]

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Character of Historical Writing in Rome

CHARACTER OF ROMAN HISTRIOGRAPHY: Livy and Tacitus were the two eminent historians of ancient Rome. Livy focused on a big task of writing the history of the entire Rome, but could not succeed in his attempt. Tacitus tried a different approach but it lacked critical approach. The other historians attempted a compilation or some kind […]

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Historical Writing in Rome -II

CARNELLIUS TACITUS:                  He was a greatest and last historian of the classical age of Romans. He began his career with the “Life of Agriola” – an account of Roman war in Britain and the life of Britain under Romans and the administration of Agricola. His other works were ‘Dialogues of an Orator’, ‘Germania’, ‘Aannals […]

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Historical Writing in Rome – I

HISTORICAL WRITING IN ROME:           Rome did not have a glorious past, hence its records were little and humble. Its origin was a small group of villages. Romans did not have a racial pride like the Greek. Greeks considered themselves superior and all others as barbarians. The Greeks influenced much on historical writing as well. […]

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CHARACTER OF GREEK HISTRIOGRAPHY

Prominent ancient Greek historians were Herodotus, Thucydides and Polybius. After them few of them continued with Greek tradition. Posidonius wrote “History” that continued the work of Polybius. Arrian of Bithynia wrote History of Rome in 8 volumes. Author: To Herodotus enquiry included the Geographical features of land and occupations and achievement of people. Thucydides wanted […]

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The other Ancient Greek Historians

XENOPHON:           He was a soldier and historian. His work is Memorabilia. It preserves the recollections of his master Socrates, but Plato’s work. His work Pictures socio economic life of ancient Greeks. His other works includes Arabasis and Hellenica. He continued where Thucydides left it.          Other historians were Ephorus who wrote General history of […]

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Greek Historian Thucydides

He was a noted historian of ancient Greece. He wrote “History of Peloponnesian War”. He was born in about 460 BC in an Athenian family. He was a General of Athenian army. He was exiled for 20 years as he failed to save Athenian city from the Spartan attack. In this time he travelled wide […]

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‘HERODOTUS’ – FATHER OF HISTORY:

  He was born at Halicarnassus, a Dorian settlement in Asia Minor in 480 BC. He studied the epics of Homer and wrote prose like Hecataeus. His curiosity led to travel to Thrace, Scythia, Egypt, and Babylon. He learned the political conditions of several areas. He lived in the court of Periclis for nearly 4 […]

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HISTORICAL WRITING OF ANCIENT PEROID

ANCIENT GREECE:       Ancient Greece could not produce history due to politics and conflicts. Greece was a meeting place of people and civilizations. The development go shape in the surrounding regions of Asia, Europe and Africa. Their own civilization and contacts with other cultures furnished historical material of varieties. The changes which occurred due to […]

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CENTRAL ASIAN CONTACTS AND THE IMPACT

POLITICAL BACKGROUND The Indo Greek invasion began in about 200 BC. Because India did not a witness a large empire like that of Mauryans. This led to intimate and widespread contacts between central Asia and India. Mauryas were succeeded by several native rulers such as SHUNGAS, the KANVAS, and the SATAVAHANAS In north-western India many […]

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