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Aśoka (r. <i>c.</i>272–231<span class="smallCaps">bce</span>)

W. J. Johnson

in A Dictionary of Hinduism

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780198610250
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191726705
Aśoka (r. c.272–231bce)

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(r. c.272–231bce)

The third Mauryan emperor, son of Bindusāra and grandson of Candragupta. He claimed

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Subjects: Hinduism

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