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MHI 01 ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL SOCIETIES December 2019 Question Paper

 

MHI 01 ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL SOCIETIES

December 2019 Question Paper

Time : 3 hours Maximum Marks : 100

Note : Answer any five questions in about 500 words each. Attempt at least two questions from each section. All questions carry equal marks.

SECTION I

1. Explain the nature of social structure during the Neolithic period.

2. Discuss the character of urbanism in the context of the Bronze Age civilization.

3. Examine the main features of the institution of slavery in the Roman Republic.

4. Give a brief account of the Maya civilization. Why did it collapse ?

5 Trace the process of spread of Christianity in the Roman Empire.

SECTION II

6. Explain the reasons behind the rise of Protestantism and highlight the role of Martin Luther.

7. Write an essay on the debates amongst scholars on the reasons for the decline of feudalism.

8. Give a brief history of craft production during the medieval period.

9. Examine the patterns of commercial practices and activities in the medieval world.

10. Write short notes on any two of the following in about 250 words

(a) Zoroastrianism

(b) The Pharaonic Egypt

(c) The Gunpowder Revolution

(d) The Abbasid Caliphate

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