History of India
India’s History is as rich and complex as the country itself. Dating back to the Indus Valley Civilization, in the Early to Late Stone ages, some 400,00 – 200,000 BC, it has been established by historians that places in modern day India were infact sites of the earliest human civilization. These civilizations later became the birthplace of four global religions, and also led to the formation of several modern day languages.
Before our summary of the brief History of India, here are two famous quotes on the subject.
“India is, the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend, and the great grand mother of tradition. Our most valuable and most instructive materials in the history of man are treasured up in India only.”
Mark Twain, American author:
“We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made.”
Albert Einstein, American scientist:
More detail on the History of Ancient India http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_India