History means not only the story of the past event, but also the factors related to the evaluation of human being. Including all the factors like social, political, economic, cultural and so on, history has its own story. There were many cities and the lifestyle of the people that we come to know from history. Aberdeen is such a place in Scotland which tells us the story of its people in earlier era. Being the most populated city in 8th century AD, it tells the tale of the evaluation of man and their lives.
The History of the Name
The name ‘Aberdeen’ is probably came from the term ‘Aber’ which means the mouth of the river. Don Aberdeen founded this old city in 8th century AD. Historians think that, this name of the city has been come from his name. Still we do not know when and how the city destroyed, but through historians view we came to know that this city was not only a large one, it also was well organized. Different types of business were also there and some business policies were strictly maintained in Aberdeen.
Types of the Settlements
There were two types of settlements in Aberdeen. One is old Aberdeen and another is new Aberdeen in earlier phrase. But in medieval period the people of Aberdeen merged the two phrases physically. But legally they were separated.
Lifestyle of the People
The lifestyle of the people in Aberdeen was simple and very flexible as well. They were fishing, weaving or dying wool. They also made different types of leather products like tanners, skinners etc. The maximum people of this city were Christian. Though the city had a huge amount of its citizen, but Aberdeen maintained a perfect administration. There were some hospitals at the Church area and well settled streets to go from one place to another. But the population and the city was almost had been broken by the attack of English army and horrible Black Death was occurred during this period as well.
The Downfall of the Settlement
In 16th and 17th century, this well organized settlement was badly affected by many things like the attack of enemies or different types of diseases such as Plague through which a number of people were destroyed.
Aberdeen in 18th And 19th Century
During the time of 18th century, the houses and more streets were built by the people of Aberdeen. Moreover, the streets were found with the oil lamp. The industries were also grown up at that era.
Changes Occurred In 19th And 20th Century
During this era, Aberdeen was explored itself with its high quality of business tricks including ports, several administration and convenient ways to move. In 20th century, the schools, electric generation and export-import reached in a high level.
The rivers around the city helped Aberdeen to explore it in various perspectives. Though countless ups and downs had affected this historical city badly, but Aberdeen carried a huge number of people with its well organized administrations since a long historical era.