Maurya Empire

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Maurya Empire
मौर्यसाम्राज्यम्

 

 

326 BCE–184 BCE
 

 

 

Maurya Empire at its maximum extent
Caipital Pataliputra
(Present-day Patna, Bihar)
Leids Auld Indic Leids (e.g. Magadhi Prakrit, Ither Prakrits)
Releegion Hinduism (Brahmanism)
Buddhism
Jainism
Ājīvika
Government Absolute monarchy as describit in Chanakya's Arthashastra
Emperor
 -  322–298 BCE Chandragupta
 -  298–272 BCE Bindusara
 -  268–232 BCE Ashoka
 -  232–224 BCE Dasharatha
 -  224–215 BCE Samprati
 -  215–202 BCE Shalishuka
 -  202–195 BCE Devavarman
 -  195–187 BCE Shatadhanvan
 -  187–185 BCE Brihadratha
Historical era Antiquity
 -  Established 326 BCE
 -  Disestablished 184 BCE
Aurie
 -  250 BC[1] 5,000,000 km² (1,930,511 sq mi)
Siller Panas

The Maurya Empire wis a geografically extensive Airn Age historical pouer foondit bi Chandragupta Maurya which dominatit auncient Indie atween c. 322 an 185 BCE. Oreeginatin frae the kinrick o Magadha in the Indo-Gangetic Plain in the eastren side o the Indian subcontinent, the empire haed its caipital ceety at Pataliputra (modren Patna).[2][3] The empire wis the lairgest tae hae ever exeestit in the Indian subcontinent, spannin ower 5 million squerr kilometres at its zenith unner Ashoka.

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  1. Turchin, Peter; Adams, Jonathan M.; Hall, Thomas D (December 2006). "East-West Orientation of Historical Empires". Journal of world-systems research. 12 (2): 223. ISSN 1076-156X. Retrieved 16 September 2016. 
  2. Kulke, Hermann; Rothermund, Dietmar (2004). A History of India. 4th edition. Routledge, Pp. xii, 448. pp. xii, 448. ISBN 0-415-32920-5. 
  3. Thapar, Romila (1990). A History of India, Volume 1. Penguin Books. p. 384. ISBN 0-14-013835-8.