Ancient India Lesson 1 Vocabulary
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An important river of India located north of the Ganges River.
The priest of the highest level of the social hierarchy.
The dry, highland in most of central India.
An important river of India located on the south of the Brahmaputra River.
One of the two major cities in ancient India, close to Mohenja-Daro.
The mountain range north of India and south of China.
This is an important river in India where many ancient groups settled. It is located northwest of the country of India.
The warriors and government officials of the second level of the social hierarchy (caste)
One of the important ancient cities close to Harappa.
The highest mountain peak in the world located in the Himalaya.
An ancient language of India.
The farmers, craftspeople and merchants of the fourth level of the social hierarchy (caste)
The commoners of the third level of the social hierarchy (caste)
The four social classes of ancient India.
Books of hymns, stories and poems written in Sanskrit.
A personal teacher.
This is another word for the caste system in which there are a variety of groups with their own.
Changing winds that are common in India.
Leader of a tribe.
A large and distinctive land mass (like India or Greenland) that is a distinct part of some continent.