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Unformatted text preview: 3. The Empire of the Guptas (320- late 5 th c. C.E) a) Candra Gupta , Samudra Gupta, and Candra Gupta II (375-415) b) Capital- Pataliputra c) Wealth (mostly under Canra Gupta II) a. Trade, silver and gold, cities had temples b. Pilgrims- people who travel to religious places d) Faxian- visited India to find documents about the teachings of Buddha e) “the king and his companions drank wine out of ruby cups while lutes were strummed f) Rulers were firm believers of the laws of Buddha g) The kings govern without corporal punishment...
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- Spring '11
- Buddhism, History of India, Magadha, Ashoka the Great, Maurya Empire, Candragupta Maurya