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The Story Of India: Ages Of Gold
Ages Of Gold
Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  ABC  |  January 1, 2012
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This episode tells the story of India in the Middle Ages - the Golden Age of the Gupta empire. Michael Wood shows some of the amazing achievements of medieval India. In astronomy they discovered the heliocentric universe, absolute zero and the circumference of the Earth; they mastered the world's first large-scale cast iron technology - the Delhi iron pillar; and their courtly culture was the setting of the world's first sex manual, the Kama Sutra, written in the 5th century.

This episode tells the story of India in the Middle Ages - the Golden Age of the Gupta empire. Michael Wood shows some of the amazing achievements of medieval India. In astronomy they discovered the heliocentric universe, absolute zero and the circumference of the Earth; they mastered the world's first large-scale cast iron technology - the Delhi iron pillar; and their courtly culture was the setting of the world's first sex manual, the Kama Sutra, written in the 5th century.

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