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What is difference between ancient history and modern history?

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The basic difference between the two is the timeline that both the periods covered: Ancient history covered the period from 3300 BC to 600 AD. Modern history covered the period from early 16th century to the present day. Ancient history covers events from the beginning of recorded human history to Early Middle Ages or the Post classical era. read more

Ancient history is from the beginning of recorded human history to the Early Middle Ages or the Postclassical Era. Modern history is the historiographical approach to the timeframe after the post-classical era (known as the Middle Ages). read more

Honestly, the difference between modern history and ancient is the way in which is was recorded/reported and man's obsession with it. We have so many one sided views of the past simply because there was no one else to watch things happen. read more

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