Characteristics Of The Gupta Empire

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EXAMINATION: HEAD—Significant Leaders and Accomplishments: Chandrgupta I (AD 319-34). was the founder of the Gupta empire (320- 550 C.E.). He passed down his thrown to his son Samdragupta (AD 335-80), Samdragupta expanded territory widely. Accounts say that he never knew defeat, the court poet Harishena wrote a report of the military exploits of the emperor, praising the strong ruler and listing all the peoples and countries that were taken over. Samdragupta was the patron of the arts and gave permission to build the Bodh Gaya, a large mosaic temple. The next notable king, Chandragupta II (AD 380-412), was given indirect control over the Vakataka kingdom through marriage, affording him a great advantage over enemies and trade competitors. He also conquered the western sea coast, famous for trade and commerce. However, after Chandragupta II there were no more strong, revolutionary leaders, and as the leadership quality declined, the Han dynasty attacked them steadily. This lead to the slow crumble of the Gupta empire. Conclusion-The cranium is fractured due to lack leadership after the death of Chandragupta II, and blunt force trauma overtime by the Han dynasty. SPINE—Political Structure: Government was secondary to religion, neither imperial or regional states commanded the kind of loyalty or exercise to the degree of other second wave civilizations. The government governs without decapitation or corporal punishment. Free hospitals were available to all members of the

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