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    The Mauryan Emperor, Ashoka, is famous for his Rock and Pillar edicts. But how much can we really know about Ashoka and his empire from these edicts, particularly as almost no other evidence exists for Ashoka’s reign? It is a fair assessment that up until the early part of the twentieth century, when the definitive link between Ashoka and that of the “Devanampiya Piyadassi (Beloved of the Gods Piyadassi)” character inscribed on the edicts was established, very little was either known about Ashoka

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    Mauryan Empires

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    there have been a countless number of empires. Most all of these empires have fallen, and not all by themselves. Many of these fallen empires were already on their way to collapsing, but in a recurring pattern, other groups or empires invaded and overtook the weak empires, forcing them to truly collapse. A likely reason for this is that the overtakers would’ve sensed weakness in the empires they were planning on defeating, and decided to take over the empires while they were vulnerable. This strategy

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    The Mauryan Empire was a very intriguing empire, with rulers of different beliefs and ways of ruling, as well as antithetical ways that the rulers gained and maintained their power. Important events occurred during this period of time that affected future generations. The Empire’s people mainly had a Buddhist religion. The people of the Mauryan Empire contributed greatly to the fields of art, and architecture. The Mauryan Empire was very important to India’s way of life. The Mauryan Empire all

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    of the Mauryan Empire through Buddhism. Although the Mauryan dynasty was founded by Chandragupta Maurya in 320 BC, the most famous king of the Mauryan empire was Ashoka, the grandson of Chandragupta Maurya. After he fought a brutal war and conquered Kalinga, which left over 100,000 dead, he had a revelation and converted to Buddhism (Johnson). Ashoka converted to Buddhism after he experienced a bloody war in Kalinga, and wanted to purify himself. He then became Buddhist and wanted his empire to follow

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    world today serves as a unifying force to help people unite and come together. One such example of how religion unifies a society is through Ashoka and his unification of the Mauryan Empire through Buddhism. Although the Mauryan dynasty was founded by Chandragupta Maurya in 320 BC, the most famous king of the Mauryan empire was Ashoka, the grandson of Chandragupta Maurya. After he fought a brutal war and conquered Kalinga, which left over 100,000 dead, he had a revelation and converted to Buddhism

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    E-476 C.E) the Roman Empire had been ruled by a series of Roman emperors who had been increasingly dependent for the highly structured state of bureaucracy. The Gupta/Mauryan during the time of (320 B.C.E-520 C.E.) was by way of imperial power based on family lineage. The roman heartland was centered in Italy even after Italy had been conquered it still stayed at that single peninsula that had been bounded by the Mediterranean Sea and the Alp Mountains. As for the Mauryan Empire had been located in

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    Asoka was an ancient Indian emperor during the Mauryan Dynasty. The Mauryan Dynasty reigned during the years of 268-232 BCE. Asoka is seen as one of the most praised rulers in history because of his contributions to his empire. Asoka expanded the Mauryan empire more than any other emperor in the history of India. Besides the fact that he was seen as a great ruler he also had a dark side to him. Although Asoka put many people through multiple wars, in the end it caused him to be a very enlightened

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    Bangal, and Bengal. The first great empire that spread over Bangladesh was the Mauryan Empire, and the ruler was Asoka westeren parts of Bengal achieved some importance during Mauryan period. Buddhism was brought to Bengal by Asoka son when he took over. When Mauryan Period was over in eastern Bengal it became know as the kingdom of Samatata; although politically independent, it was a tributary state of the Indian Gupta Empire. The third great empire was Harsha Empire which drew Samatata into loosely

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    for its maharajas, maharanis, rajputs and the beautiful palaces created by the rajas. The credit is given to the political empires and the rajas for the formation of India. They are the ones who have created India. Whereas many empires were short-lived, others ruled for years and played a big role in the formation of India’s political system. Empires such as the Magadha, Mauryan, Shakas, Indo-Greeks, Kushanas, and the Gupta ruled during the ancient times of India. The Magadha was an ancient kingdom

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    involved in the spread of the religion while Muslims did not; they resemble each other in that they both influenced people to spread the religion. Muslims did not require the people they conquered to convert to Islam, while Christians did. In Islamic Empire, minority religious groups, such as Jews and Christians, were mostly tolerated. However, they did have a tax for not being Muslim called jizya. In the early part of the fourth century, Christianity began a slow process of becoming wedded into the

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