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Ashoka
Chakravartin[1][2]
Indian relief from Amaravati, Guntur. Preserved in Guimet Museum.jpg
A c. 1st century BCE/CE relief frae Amaravati, Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh (Indie). The figur in the centre mey represent Ashoka.
Maurya Emperor
Ring 269–232 BCE
Coronation 269 BCE
Predecessor Bindusara
Successor Dasharatha
Born 304 BCE
Pataliputra, Patna
Dee'd 232 BCE (aged 72)
Pataliputra, Patna
Consort Asandhimitra
Wives Devi
Karuvaki
Padmavati
Tishyaraksha
Issue
Hoose Maurya
Faither Bindusara
Mither Dharma

Ashoka Maurya (IAST: Aśoka; /əˈʃkə/; 304–232 BCE), commonly kent as Ashoka[3] an Ashoka the Great, wis an Indian emperor o the Maurya Dynasty who ruled almaist aw o the Indian subcontinent frae c. 269 tae 232 BCE.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Lars Fogelin (1 April 2015). An Archaeological History of Indian Buddhism. Oxford University Press. pp. 81–. ISBN 978-0-19-994823-9. 
  2. Fred Kleiner (1 January 2015). Gardner’s Art through the Ages: A Global History. Cengage Learning. pp. 474–. ISBN 978-1-305-54484-0. 
  3. Chandra, Amulya (2015-05-14). "Ashoka | biography - emperor of India". Britannica.com. Retrieved 2015-08-09. 
  4. Thapur (1973), p. 51.