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The Gupta Empire


The Gupta Empire took place from 320 AD to 500 AD. It is called India's golden age because there was prosperity, peace, and progress during the time. Advances were made in science, literature, and the arts, and people were more enthusiastic about religion.


Chandra Gupta I, Sumudra Gupta the Great and Chandra Gupta II the great were the most notable rulers of the Gupta dynasty.  
It was a peaceful time, Aryabhata and Varahamihira were the leading mathematician who made great  Mathematic advances,. The discovery of zero, infinity, decimal numbers and also pi.

There were great advance in medican, science and astronomy which lead to the discpovery of seven planets and minor surgery and the theory of gravity and figuring out that the planet was round not flat.

Chess is said to have originated in this period where its early form in the 6th century was known as caturaṅga, which translates as "four divisions of the Military:
infantry, cavalry, elephants, and chariotry – represented by the pieces that would evolve into the modern pawn, knight, bishop, and rook, respectively


The official religion of thje Gupta Empire was Hinduism, This can known as the art of sculpture and the art of literature They made numerous Hindu shrines to develop the religion to all of there empire.


  • Chandra Gupta I - takes the throne  - 320AD

  • Samudra Gupta takes the throne - 335 AD 

  • Samudra Gupta introduces Gold Coins

  • Chandra Gupta II takes the throne  - 380 AD

  • Kumara Gupta I takes the throne  - 413 AD

  • Vaishnavite Tigawa Temple at Jabalpur is built  - 415 AD

  • Invasions of the Huns ,Kumara Gupta defeated the Huns but was not able to

       capture them- 452 AD

  • Most of  the Northwest of the Empire is conqured by the Huns - 500 AD

  • Invasion of tehe Huns leads to the decline of the Gupta Empire - 540 - 550 AD

  • Gupta Empire Ends 550 AD



 Sassanian Empire, where they were to defeat the Sassanid army and kill the Sassanid king, Firuz

Gold coin of Gupta era, depicting a Gupta king holding a bow.


Silver coin of Chandragupta II

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