गुप्त राजवंश  हिन्दी देवनागरी में पढ़ें।

gupt vnsh 275 ee. ke asapas astitv men aya. isaki sthapana shrigupt ne ki thi. lagabhag 510 ee. tak yah vnsh shasan men raha. arambh men inaka shasan keval magadh par tha, par bad men gupt vnsh ke rajaon ne snpoorn uttar bharat ko apane adhin karake dakshin men kanjivaram ke raja se bhi apani adhinata svikar karaee. is vnsh men anek pratapi raja hue. kalidas ke snrakshak samrat chandragupt dvitiy (380-415 ee.) isi vnsh ke the. yahi 'vikramadity' aur 'shakari' nam se bhi prasiddh hain. nrisinhagupt baladity (463-473 ee.) ko chhodakar sabhi guptavnshi raja vaidik dharmavalnbi the. baladity ne bauddh dharm apana liya tha.

gupt rajavnshon ka itihas sahityik tatha puratatvik donon pramanon se prapt hota hai. gupt rajavnsh ya gupt vnsh prachin bharat ke pramukh rajavnshon men se ek tha. ise bharat ka 'svarn yug' mana jata hai. gupt kal bharat ke prachin rajakulon men se ek tha. maury chndragupt ne giranar ke pradesh men shasak ke roop men jis 'rashtriy' (prantiy shasak) ki niyukti ki thi, usaka nam 'vaishy pushyagupt' tha. shung kal ke prasiddh 'barahut stambh lekh' men ek raja 'visadev' ka ullekh hai, jo 'gaptiputr' (gupt kal ki stri ka putr) tha. any anek shilalekhon men bhi 'goptiputr' vyaktiyon ka ullekh hai, jo rajy men vividh uchch padon par niyukt the. isi gupt kul ke ek vir purush shrigupt ne us vnsh ka prarambh kiya, jisane age chalakar bharat ke bahut bade bhag men magadh samrajy ka phir se vistar kiya.

sahity aur snskriti ke kshetr men is avadhi ka yogadan aj bhi sammanapoorvak smaran kiya jata hai. kalidas isi yug ki den hain. amarakosh, ramayan, mahabharat, manusmriti tatha anek puranon ka vartaman roop isi kal ki upalabdhi hai. mahanh ganitgy aryabhat tatha varahamihir gupt kal ke hi ujjval nakshatr hain. dashamalav pranali ka avishkar tatha vastukala, moortikala, chitrakala or dhatu-vigyan ke kshetr ki upalabdhiyon par aj bhi logon ka annd aur ashchary hota hai.

is rajavnsh men jin shasakon ne shasan kiya unake nam is prakar hai:-


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adhar
prarambhik
madhyamik
poornata
shodh

tika tippani aur sndarbh

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