Ashoka, The Emporor Who gave up war

Ashoka, The Emporor Who gave up war
Chandragupta Maurya
Founder of Mauryan empire
found 2300 years ago
Supporter
Chanakya
wrote Athashastra
Major cities
Pataliputra
Capital of Mauryan empire
Taxila
Gateway to the north-west
Ujjain
Megasthenes
sent by Seleucas Nicator to Chandragupta's court
wrote Indica
Ashoka's inscriptions
IN Prakrit language
Brahmi script
Ashoka, the great
Sent Dhamma mahammata to spread dhamma
spread dhamma to
Syria, Egypt, Greece and Sri Lanka
China Wall
6400 km long
Began 2400 years ago
watch towers at every 100-200km
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