Discuss the contributions of Chandragupta II towards the greatness of the Gupta Empire. Is there any evidence to support the idea that Chandragupta II and the legendary Vikramaditya were the same person?
Samudragupta left his vast empire to his successor, Chandragupta II (375-414 AD). Our knowledge of Chandragupta is derived from inscriptions such as the Mehrauli Iron Pillar, Udaygiri Mathura, Sanchi stone plate, and the account of India given by Fa-hien. Samudragupta had extended his frontier east and southward. His expansion westward halted at Eastern Malwa, and … Read more