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Chandragupta II

Chandragupta II

| November 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Chandragupta II the Great, very often referred to as Vikramaditya or Chandragupta Vikramaditya in Sanskrit; was one of the most powerful emperors of the Gupta empire. His rule spanned 375–413/15 CE, during which the Gupta Empire achieved its zenith. The period of prominence of the Gupta dynasty is very often referred to as the Golden Age of India. Chandragupta II the Great was the son of […]

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Chandragupta I

Chandragupta I

| November 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Gupta dynasty first seems to be in eminence with the accession of Chandra Gupta I, son of Ghatotkacha to the throne of the ancestral Gupta kingdom. While his two ancestors were given the title of Maharaja (king), Chandra Gupta I is described in his inscriptions as Maharajadhiraj (king of kings) signifying a rise in the family fortunes. A series of gold coins issued by the […]

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