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Transcript of Mauryan/Gupta Empire
Ashoka's response to the Kalinga War is recorded in the Edicts of Ashoka Wars Ashoka (Left) and Chandragupta Maurya (Right) Famous Rulers of the Mauryan Empire Gupta Achievements Art of the Mauryan and Gupta periods is characterized by large, beautifully carved figures of Buddha, clad in clothing that draped the figure. Mauryan/Gupta Art Achievements & Legacy Mauryan 322-185 BCE and Gupta 320-600 CE Spread of Empires Samudragupta on a coin (left) and Chandragupta II (right) Rulers of The Gupta Empire Gupta Empire fell because of White Huns, Mauryan Empire fell after Ashoka's death causing Government disarray and collapse Fall of Maurya and Gupta Empires Mauryan Empire began in Eastern India, spread to all of India except for South. Pataliputra was deemed the capital of the empire. Gupta Empire began in Eastern India, and later spread to the West and Central India. Capital was also Pataliputra. Schwartz, Stuart, Michael Adas, Peter Stearns , and Marc Gilbert . World Civilizations: The Global Experience. New York: Pearson , 2010.
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