- Nov 10, 2020
Yes Skandagupta fought the first Huna invasion was in 455 ce .Skandagupta fought the Huns- it was the Xionite huns he fought and crushed in the northern frontier, though the records mention the war to be never-ending and devastating to the Gupta coffers - something we can see in numismatics, where Skandagupta onwards, the coins get debased in value.
The second Huna invasion was carried out by Toramana. Aulikara ruler Prakashadharman defeated him in 515ad.
The third Huna invasion was carried out by Mihirakula. He was defeated by Yashodharman.
This Huna emperor Mihirakula was a devout Shaivite and he bowed his head before none but Shiva.
This ruler has been described as Dharmatma.