Created by: AC, RS, and KW
Description: maurya empire
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|What is the Mauryan Dynasty? AC
A Dynasty created by the beliefs of Chandragupta Mauryan. They believed that a political rule should be to rule everything from a capitol city ( there was no real logical thinking for this except the capitol city often had more defences). He also thought that the Persians should be conquered. This was more of a political/prejudice belief.
Pilgrim: Person who travels to go to a religious site or shrine.
Stupa: Buddhist shrine that is shaped like a dome or a mound.
Dynasty: Line of rulers from the same family.
Empire: Group of territories or nations under a single ruler or government.
Who was Emperor Asoka and what was his reign like? RS
Emperor Asoka was the empire's greatest king of all time. He ruled from the years 273B.C.- 232B.C. He was the greatest Buddhist king. He built hospitals for people and animals. He also made roads, shelters, and made shade trees along the roads where people could rest. He was considered the greatest king in India
Pilgrim:person who travels to go to a religious shrine or site.
Stupa:Buddhist shrine that is shaped like a dome or a mound.
Dynasty:line of rulers from the same family.
Empire:group of territories or nations under a single ruler or government.
Who built India’s first empire? KW
It was Chandragupta mauryan one of India’s
greatest emperor ever in India.
They started building and it turn out to be
so beautiful and really important.
EMPIRE = an important monument to an emperor or ruler.
EMPEROR = Ruler of land or kingdom.
DYNASTY = a line of rulers from the same family.