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A large empire and a centre of Buddhism

The Kushana originally came to north-west India as part of a nomadic migration from central Asia, and conquered a large empire in the first century AD. This empire was a great centre of Buddhist expansion. It came to an end in the early third century.


kushana empire of south asian history

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