India in the Vedic Age, 1500 BCE-500 BCE

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Simeon Netchev
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published on 31 August 2021
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A map illustrating the evolution of the cultures on the northern Indian subcontinent with the arrival of the Aryan nomads during the late Bronze Age and early Iron Age known as the Vedic age (c. 1500 – c. 500 BCE), when the Vedic literature was composed, between the end of the Indus Valley Civilisation and the establishment of the Mahajanapadas ("Great Realms") on the central Indo-Gangetic Plain c. 500 BCE.

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Simeon Netchev
Simeon is a freelance visual designer with a deep interest in the human side of history. He believes that every image should be an interaction, a commentary, and a narrative, and every map should lead on an exciting journey of exploration and discovery.

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Netchev, S. (2021, August 31). India in the Vedic Age, 1500 BCE-500 BCE. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14540/india-in-the-vedic-age-1500-bce-500-bce/

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Netchev, Simeon. "India in the Vedic Age, 1500 BCE-500 BCE." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 31, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14540/india-in-the-vedic-age-1500-bce-500-bce/.

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Netchev, Simeon. "India in the Vedic Age, 1500 BCE-500 BCE." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 31 Aug 2021. Web. 23 Sep 2021.