- Group one includes princes of the Ganga-Yamuna doab who were defeated and whose kingdoms were incorporated into the Gupta empire.
- Group two includes the rulers of the eastern Himalayan states and some frontier states such as princes of Nepal, Assam, Bengal, etc., who were made to feel states and some frontier states such princes of Nepal, Assam, Bengal, etc., who were made to feel the weight of Samudraguptas arms. It also covers some republics of Punjab, The republic, which flickered on the ruins of the Maurya empire, were finally destroyed by Samudragupta.
- Group three includes the forest kingdoms situated in the Vindhya region and known as Atavika rays, they were brought under the control of Samudragupta.
- Group four includes twelve rulers of the eastern. Deccan and south India, who were conquered and liberated. Samudragupta’s arms reached as far as Kanchi in Tamil Nadu, where the Pallavas were compelled to recognize his suzerainty.
- Group five includes the names of the Sanka's and Kushans, some of them ruling in Afghanistan.
|1. What was the significance of the Gupta Empire in ancient India?
|2. How did the Gupta Empire contribute to the growth of Indian art and culture?
|3. What were the major economic developments during the Gupta Empire?
|4. How did the Gupta Empire impact the education system in ancient India?
|5. What led to the decline of the Gupta Empire?