Who among the following described Samudragupta as the Napoleon of India?

Option B: Historian A V Smith called Samudragupta as the Napoleon of India because of his great conquest known as ‘Prayag Prashasti’. He has also been described as the hero of hundred battles.

Who among the following has been called the Napoleon of India ‘?

Samudragupta (335-375 AD) of the Gupta dynasty is known as the Napoleon of India. Historian A V Smith called him so because of his great military conquests known from the ‘Prayag Prashati’ written by his courtier and poet Harisena, who also describes him as the hero of a hundred battles.

Which among the following was the best source to know about the victories of Samudragupta?

The Allahabad pillar inscription is a reliable source to know about Samudragupta’s conquests and great qualities. The composer of this inscription was Harisena, the court poet, scholar and commander in chief of the army of Samudragupta.

Who introduced Gupta Sambat?


Which invasions destroyed the Gupta Empire?

The Hunas’ invasion in India had far reaching effects and significance in Indian History, as mentioned below: First of all, the Hunas had destroyed the dominance of the Gupta Empire in India and on their feudatories. Small kingdoms began to grow and prosper on the ruins of the Gupta Empire.

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Who has the title of kaviraja?

Notes: Samudragupta adopted the title of Kaviraj (King of poets), he was an expert ‘ Veena’ player.

Why is Napoleon a hero?

Napoleon was a hero because of his success on the battlefield, his effect on the advancement of France, and the fact that he lacked many of the qualities and actions normally associated with great villains in the past. Napoleon was an extremely successful on the battlefield and never stopped winning.