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ANCIENT INDIA THE RISE AND GROWTH OF GUPTA EMPIRE (275 AD 550 AD) Lesson 2: SOURCES Presented by:Arti Chhawari Follow me at unacademy.com/user/artil702
SOURCES Literary Sources Numismatic Sources Epigraphical Sources
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
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
NUMISMATIC SOURCES Coins contains legends and figures,interesting details about titles and sacrifices. -As horsemen played the main part, Guptas coins represented horsemen.
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 unacademy.com/user/arti1702 The age of Satvahanas . Sangam age The rise and growth of Gupta Empire