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The Aryans also believed that “performing arts as a gift of the gods.” Kingdoms through the Classic and Medieval Periods (500 B.C.E.-c. 1400 C.E.) Ashoka, a great Buddhist emperor, born 268-231 C.E. and Chandragupta II, born c. 340- c. 415 C.E., were very influential during the Classical and Medieval periods. The common language of these times was Sanskrit. The Upanishads or “forest books” went into the explanation of nature and reality throughout one’s self. The person who made Buddhism what it is today is a man named Siddhartha Gautama Buddha. The Natya Sastra was a book that included information on theater, dance, and music. Science and literature began to expand and succeed during this period. The Ramayana and the Mahabharata were two very important epics written at the time. They have always been important and included topics such as, theater, dance, and music. Kalidasa was a great writer that has been acknowledged and still is during that time and now. Art during this time reached new lengths. The Moghuls (1527-c. 1867) The Moghul dynasty was very powerful. There form of worship was Muslim. The general that was a powerful impact on the dynasty was a descendant of Mongul Genghis
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Khan, Babur. He loved arts, music, and poetry. The Moghul dynasty was located in the Delhi and Agra and took over most of North India. Greta emperors including Akbar the
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