When did ancient history begin?


When did ancient history begin?

Periods of Historical Study:

In academia, human history is generally divided into four main categories: the Prehistoric Period, the Ancient Period, the Medieval Period, and the Modern Period. Each of these eras are specific to a certain time span in human development.

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For most modern historians and scholars in the West, the period known as Ancient History begins with the formation of the world's earliest...

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Historical Eras: Definition & Examples

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