This PSEB 6th Class Social Science Notes Chapter 15 The Gupta: Empire will help you in revision during exams.
PSEB 6th Class Social Science Notes Chapter 15 The Gupta: Empire
→ Foundation of the Gupta Kingdom: The Gupta kingdom was founded by Maharaja Gupta in the fourth century A.D. in Eastern Uttar Pradesh.
→ The Greatest Conqueror of the Gupta dynasty: Samudragupta was the greatest conqueror of the Gupta dynasty. He conquered a very large number of kings and made others submit to his authority.
→ Ashvamedha: Ashvamedha means a horse sacrifice. It was a symbol of universal rule.
→ Chandragupta-II: Chandragupta-II is also known as Chandragupta Vikramaditya. He was son of Samudragupta. He was a very popular hero among the kings of ancient times.
→ Bhuktis and Vishayas: In the Gupta administration, provinces were called ‘Bhuktis’, and districts were known as ‘Vishayas’.
→ Fa-hein: Fa-hein was a Chinese traveller who came to India in the Gupta period and wrote an account of his stay in India.
→ Kalidasa: Kalidasa was a famous poet of the Gupta period, who wrote Shakuntala and Meghaduta.
→ Aryabhatta and Varahamihira: Aryabhatta and Varahamihira were famous scientists, astronomers, and mathematicians of the Gupta period.