|Born||5th century CE|
|Dee'd||Gupta Empire, in Ujjain|
|Genre||Sanskrit drama, Clessical leeteratur|
|Subject||Epic poetry, Puranas|
|Notable warks||Abhijñānaśākuntalam, Raghuvaṃśa, Meghadūta, Vikramōrvaśīyam, Kumārasambhava|
Kālidāsa (Sanskrit: कालिदासः) wis a Clessical Sanskrit writer, widely regairdit as the greatest poet an dramatist in the Sanskrit leid. His plays an poetry are primarily based on the Indie Puranas.
Much aboot his life is unkent, anerly whit can be inferred frae his poetry an plays. His floruit canna be datit wi preceesion, but maist likely faws within the 5t century CE.
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- ↑ "Kalidasa - Kalidasa Biography - Poem Hunter". www.poemhunter.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015.
- ↑ Kālidāsa (2001). The Recognition of Sakuntala: A Play In Seven Acts. Oxford University Press. pp. ix.
- ↑ Encyclopædia Britannica. "Kalidasa (Indian author)".