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Canberra, 18 March 2014 THE CONTEMPORARY DYNASTIES The Imperial Guptas did not rule the entire sub-continent, their empire being fundamentally confined to the north of the Vindhya Mountain ranges. Although Samudra Gupta had gone as far south as the northern reaches of the Chera kingdom of Kerala in a triumphant conquering march, the effect of […]

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Indian History: Part 25 THE GOLDEN GUPTAS Section I: An Empire is Establsihed

Canberra, 14 January 2014 The decline and passage into oblivion of the Kushan dynasty marked the beginning of yet another period in Indian history about which little or no verifiable knowledge is available, and even the limited information is often incoherent. There is no fully verifiable information even today regarding the events that took place […]

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