HISTORY (ANCIENT) BY RAJNI J HA
ABOUT ME: Faculty of GS in Karol Bagh, Delhi College, DU * . . Bsc Chemistry Honours from Ramjas * MA English from JMI e MA sociology MA psychology B.ed from IPU Former faculty member at paramount coaching centre *Teaching experience of five years in various prominent coaching centres
He look the title of Kaviraja. Chandragupta Vikramaditya II: Sndian History e was the son of Samudragupta. He killed his brother Ramagupta and married his sister-in-law Druvadev i and then came to power. It is considered a golden age in the Indian history as le development was made in all spheres of art, architecture and literature during this me After he had killed the Saka rulers, Bhasana and Rudrasimha, he took the title 'Sakari The Chinese Buddhist pilgrim, FaHien visited the Gupta court during his reign. The Navratnas Varahamihira, Amarasimha, Vararuchi, Dhanwantary, Senku, Betalabattu, Gatakarpaka and (nine exponents in different disciplines) also belonged to his court. They were- Kalidasa, Kshipanaka Senku, Betarabattu, Gatakarpaka, Kshipanaka, Amarasimha and Kalidasa, all belongedto Literature; Varahamihira was an Astrologer Vararuchi an expert in Sunapashastra; and Dhanwantary on Medicine.
Kumargupta* His governor of Saurashtra, Parnadatta renovated the famous Sudrashana Lake, The Huns attacked India for the first time during his reign. However, the attack was repulsed by th Prince Skandagupta.The Huns attacked India for the second time under the leadership o Mihirakula and Toraman. Pushyamitra tribe also revolted around the same time. Skandagupta failed to deal with the situation and as a result the Gupta empiregot disintegrated. Vishnugupt was the last king of the dynasty.
Gupta Administration: ^-ca + The Samanta system was the unique aspect of Gupta administration. The Samantas were the civil servants simultaneously discharging civil, military and judicial functions on behalf of the king. They were given the lands called Bhukris in lieu of salaries. LAND GRANT SYSTEM This system was started under the Mauryas. Satvahanas were the first t Deccan. Guptas were the first to grant were called Brahmadayas Devadayas. Lands granted to the Brahmins were called Agrahanas The grantees were called Bhokta lands to the civil servants. Lands granted to the temples According to many theories, the Gupta land 32
grant system was responsible for the beginning of Indian feudalism. The Samantas who got lands from the Gupta king in course of time emerged as the Indian feudal class. The Yakataka dynasty that ruled Deccan, gave maximum number of land grants in ancient I history. A land grant Charter was called Karasasana. gave maximum number of land grants in ancient Indian