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The time period between the Mauryans up till the coming of the Guptas was a very dark period in Indian history During the Gupta Empire period Indian art and architecture building was at its peak Overall it was a 400-500 year time period of peace and prosperity as well as a peak in the history of India One of the contributions of this period came from Panina He wrote a book which is till date referred to as the bible of the Sanskrit language the foundation Who they were ISome historians believe that Guptas were from the Jat tribe which is in Punjab IIOthers believe that they were from the Kshtriya tribe IIISome believed that Guptas were officials in Bengal and one officer Sri Gupta overthrew the king of Bengal IVThe last belief is that they believed Guptas were officials from Magadha and that Sri Gupta overthrew the king It is known as a fact that Sri Gupta was the first king But he died soon after his empire was established before he could expand it The kings who ruled are IMaharaja- Sri Gupta IIMaharaja- Sri Ghatotakutcha Gupta IIIMaharajadhiraja- Sri Chandragupta Vikramaditya IVMaharajadhiraja- Sri Samudra Gupta The greatness of a king could be told by the length of their titile How we know about the Guptas Literacy Sources 1Puranas which were historical books which contained information about a king or a queen It is considered sacred to some due to the style in which it was written It was written after an event in future tense so it appeared prophetic to the common man There were 40 Purnanas and out of them the 4 which talked about the Guptas included aVayu bMatsya cVishnu dBrahmanda 2Drama Devichandraguptam talks about the story of how Chandragupata II came into power It is said that he killed his brother Rama Gupta and became king and later married
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