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Which one of the following literary works did not belong to the Gupta period-

1)Abhijnashakuntalam

2)Amarakosa

3)Charaka Samhita

4)Mrichhatatika


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    Amarasimha who wrote Amarakosa is said to have been one of the Navaratnas ("nine gems") at the court of Chandragupta II, a Gupta king who reigned around AD 400. Some sources indicate that he belonged to the period of Vikramaditya of 7th century.

    Abhijnanasakunthalam was written by Kalidasa ... The most popular theory is that Kalidasa flourished during the reign of Chandragupta II, and therefore lived around 4th-5th century CE. Several Western scholars have supported this theory, since the days of William Jones and A. B. Keith.[9] Many Indian scholars, such as Vasudev Vishnu Mirashi and Ram Gupta, also place Kalidasa in this period.[10][11] According to this theory, his career might have extended to the reign of Kumaragupta I (r. 414 – 455 CE), and possibly, to that of Skandagupta (r. 455 – 467 CE).[12][13]

    Mrichchtatika was written by Sudraka.. Shudraka (IAST: Śūdraka) was an Indian king and playwright.[1]

    Charaka lived before Gupta period..

    If we go by this findings, the nearest correct answer would be 4




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