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The Paleolithic is the stage most ancient and long history of humanity. The men were nomadic and devoted to gathering and hunting. They had to adapt to several important variations in the climate.
The denomination that geology gives to this time period is Quaternary or Pleistocene. Thanks to the research of geology we know that there were great [[climatic Climate changes during the paleoliticoPaleolithico|variaciones weatherchanges]] during this period: are those known as alternation between glacial and interglacial periods. These changes in climate forced early humans to continuous adaptations to the environment. They favored migrations and the development of techniques for survival.
The archaeological sources that we can use to study the Paleolithic are:
* [[Human Paleolithic human fossils from the paleolitico| "']] [[Fossil "' human'Human fossils''']]. Different races, must differentiate its location in geography and of course the temporary space in which they lived.
* [[Instruments or tools manufactured by man during the paleolitico| "']] [[Tools "']] and instruments that have been recovered, usually made of stone or bone allows us to get to know every human species, their behavior and skills.
* [[Art during the paleolitico| "']] [[Art "']] who created the human populations of the Paleolithic. Its purpose is always in discussion, but there is no doubt that of the artistic genius of many of the creators of the works that have come down to us.

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