NCERT History Class 6 – Notes of Chapter 8: Vital Villages, Thriving Towns

  • Around 3000 years ago the use of iron produced in the subcontinent.

  • About 2300 years ago Sangam literature an earliest works of Tamil, were collected because of texts were supposed to have been composed and compiled in assemblies (known as sangams) of poets that were held in the city of Madurai, they were called Sangam.

  • Jatakas was sections that were possibly composed by ordinary people, and then written down and preserved by Buddhist monks.

  • We just have any remains of palaces, markets, or of homes of ordinary people and some of them are still to be exposed by archaeologists.

  • Another way of is Formation of the account sheet of sailors and travelers who visited them is other way to finding out about primary cities.

  • Most of the Crafts include fine pottery which is known as the Northern Black Polished Ware.

  • It is typically found in the north part of the subcontinent. It is classically black in colour, and has a fine sheen.

  • Many crafts people and merchants now formed associations known as shrenis which provided persons training, procured raw material, and distributed the finished product.

  • Shrenis also worked as banks and it works in following flow:

Work flow of Shrenis

Work Flow of Shrenis

Work flow of Shrenis

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