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Published by Oriental book agency in Poona .
Written in English



  • India


  • India -- History -- Early

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 209-212.

Statementby R. N. Dandekar.
SeriesPoona oriental series,, no. 76
LC ClassificationsDS451 .D3
The Physical Object
Pagination2, 226 p.
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6461574M
LC Control Number43046912

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During the Gupta period (c. – C.E., named for the Gupta dynasty) there were tremendous advances in poetry, prose, and drama as well as important discoveries in mathematics and astronomy. This was the age of some of the most celebrated creatives in Indian history, including the fifth century writer Kālidāsa whose works would influence generations of writers. The present work describes the material and moral progress which India had achieved during the paramount sovereignty of the Gupta emperors in the fourth and fifth centuries a.d. It traces the. After centuries of political disintegration an empire came to be established in A.D. , under the Guptas. Although the Gupta Empire was not as large as the Maurya Empire, it kept north India politi­cally united for more than a century, from A. D. to The ancestry and early history of the Gupta family are little known, and have. Under the mighty and illustrious emperors of the Gupta dynasty— Samudragupta (c. — A. D.), Chandragupta Vikramaditya (c. — A. D.), Kumiaragupta (— A. D.), Skandagupta (— A. D.)— Indian literature, religion, art and culture attained the pinnacle of their glory, and spread not only to every nook and corner of India, but also outside, towards the north across the .

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