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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
Ring269–232 BCE
Coronation269 BCE
PredecessorBindusara
SuccessorDasharatha
Born304 BCE
Pataliputra, Patna
Dee'd232 BCE (aged 72)
Pataliputra, Patna
ConsortAsandhimitra
WivesDevi
Karuvaki
Padmavati
Tishyaraksha
Issue
HooseMaurya
FaitherBindusara
MitherDharma

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.