Political history of Guptas

Political history of Guptas

The Poona Copper Plate inscriptions of Prabhavati Gupta describe Sri Gupta as the Adiraja of the Gupta dynasty. Ghatotkacha has been described in the Gupta records as the son and successor of Sri Gupta. In the Gupta records the title Maharaja is used both for Sri Gupta and Ghatotkacha. This title was often borne by … Read more

Imperial Guptas

Imperial Guptas

After the disintegration of the Mauryan Empire the Satvahanas and the Kushanas emerged as two large political powers. The Satvahanas acted as stabilizing factor in the Deccan and South to which they gave political unity and economic prosperity. Kushanas did the same in the north India. In the middle of the third century AD both … Read more