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Chapter 5 Class 6 History - The Age of Vedas

What were the different occupations of the people?



Answer to be written in the exam:

  • Agriculture and cattle rearing were the main occupation.

  • Other common occupations were chariot-making , pottery-making, weaving, jewellery-making, metal-work, carpentry, tanning and fishing.

  • Many people were priests . Besides conducting religious ceremonies, priests also acted as teachers and doctors.

  • They passed on the knowledge of the Vedas t o the children.

  • They also had considerable knowledge about medicinal herbs and plants.

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