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Sources(in Hindi)
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This lesson deals with sources which help to reconstruct history of Gupta Empire

Arti Chhawari is teaching live on Unacademy Plus

Arti Chhawari
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Ajay Yadav
a year ago
thanx sweta...
Unacademy + Arti Chhawari = A+ in History Thanks mam:)
a/c to RS Sharma or any other source Iron pillar inscriptions describes achievements of Chandragupta II(vikramaditya) and not chandragupta I though its not clear it was erected for which ruler but "Chandra" written on it is considered identical to Chandragupta II
mehrauli Iron pillar depicts the achievements of Chandragupta II not Chandragupta I
  1. ANCIENT INDIA THE RISE AND GROWTH OF GUPTA EMPIRE (275 AD 550 AD) Lesson 2: SOURCES Presented by:Arti Chhawari Follow me at

  2. SOURCES Literary Sources Numismatic Sources Epigraphical Sources

  3. LITERARY SOURCES PURANS: throw light on the royal genealogy of Gupta Empire DEVICHANDRAGUPTAM and MUDRAKSHASAM by Vishakhadatta:provide information regarding rise of Guptas Chinese traveller Fahien:left valuable account of the social,economic and religious conditions of Gupta Empire

  4. EPIGRAPHICAL SOURCES Meherauli iron pillar inscription: describes achievements of Chandragupta I Allahabad pillar inscription:describes personality, achievements,accession, military campaign in North India and Deccan,relationship with contemporary rulers,accomplishment as poet and scholar of Samundragupta

  5. NUMISMATIC SOURCES Coins contains legends and figures,interesting details about titles and sacrifices. -As horsemen played the main part, Guptas coins represented horsemen.

  6. Ancient India by Ram Sharan Sharma Advent of Aryans and the age of rig A History for Class XI Veda Later vedic phase .Jainism and Buddhism First Magadhan Empire Iranian and Macedonian invasion Mauryan rule . Mauryan Empire,art and Architecture Causes of the fall of Mauryan Empire and the central Asian contacts Impact of central Asian contacts . Rate,comment,, recommend,review And Follow me at The age of Satvahanas . Sangam age The rise and growth of Gupta Empire