Three Great Emperors in Ancient India

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What event led Ashoka to convert to Buddhism and renounce all war?

How did the Mauryan emperors maintain control over their vast empire?

What benefits did merchants enjoy under Mauryan rule?

Which religion did Ashoka embrace and promote widely throughout his empire?

How did Ashoka spread his Buddhist ideas to his subjects?

Who was the emperor of nearly five million square miles of land and between 50 and 60 million people?

What was the role of Kautilya in Chandragupta Maurya's rise to power?

Which emperor extended the empire even further, taking the lands of central India?

Who was known as a brilliant and brutal military leader bent on extending his empire south and east?

What event led to the rise of Chandragupta Maurya and his establishment of a powerful Indian dynasty?

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Explore the historical context of Alexander the Great's invasion of India in 326 BCE, and the subsequent rise of the Maurya dynasty under Chandragupta Maurya. Learn about the impact of Alexander's presence on Indian politics and the transition of power in ancient India.

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