Tracing Changes Through A Thousand Years
I NAME THE FOLLOWING:
a. A person who makes maps: _________________________
b. A place where documents and manuscripts are stored: _____________
c. It refers to the environment of a region and the social and economic lifestyle of its residents: _________
d. An influential, wealthy individual who supports another person – an artiste, a craftsperson, alearned man, or a noble: _______
e. The empires which were spanning diverse regions which was expanded to a larger area like dynasties of Cholas, khiljis, Mughals etc. ________
f. The professionals who copy down the manuscripts _______________
g. Factual written account of important or historical events in the order of their occurrence ________________________
h. The section of Muslims who believed that Muhammed Ali was the legitimate heir of Prophet Mohammed ________________________
II FILL IN THE BLANKS:
a. The script _______________used to write Persian, Arabic and Urdu is cursive and easy to read than the script________________ which is denser and more difficult.
b. _____________ is a name derived from “Rajaputra”, the son of a ruler.
c. To manage the conduct of their members ______________framed their own rules and regulations.
d. The rules and regulations of jatis were enforced by an assembly of elders, described in some areas as the _________
e. Amir Khusrau went on to explain that in contrast to regional languages there was ____________which did not belong to any region.
f. When the _____________________ declined in the eighteenth century, it led to the re-emergence of regional states.
g. The dominant position of ________________ was consolidated by the support of their patrons – new rulers searching for prestige.
h. The knowledge of _________________exts earned the Brahmanas a lot of respectin society.
i. One of the major developments of this period was the emergence of the idea of _________________
j. ____________________________ was a fourteenth-century chronicler.
k. A Sanskrit Prashasti praised ________________________________for having a vast empire.
III MATCH THE FOLLOWING:
1.Manuscript a. Science of making maps 1. _____
2. Inscriptions b. A thirteenth century
chronicler 2. _____
3. Cartography c. Engraved writings 3. _____
4. Minhaj-i-Siraj d. Handwritten account 4. _____
5. Amir Khusrau e. The fourteenth-century
poetused the word “Hind” 5. _____
f. Miniature paintings
IV ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS IN 2 POINTS:
1. Explain with an example that the context in which information is produced changes with time.
2. With an example explain why historians today have to be careful about the terms they use?
3. Why the study of the thousand years between 700 and 1750 is a huge challenge to historians?
4. Write a short note on Rajputs.
V ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS IN 3 POINTS:
5 How the manuscripts have changed entirely over a period of time?
VII ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS IN FOUR POINTS:
6 How time and historical periods are connected specially in medieval period?
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