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Transcript of India
Conquest of Kalinga
Ashoka's Defining Moment
Converted to Buddhism
Lead by moral example instead of military strength
official messages on walls, rocks, and tall pillars
Unified and conquered India
Ruled 321-297 BCE
Harsh, clear laws
Continued in footsteps
"Ashoka the Fierce"
Small regional kingdoms
Diverse people groups
Commonality = religion/caste system
Post Aryan Society
Killed 500 gov't workers and had a torture chamber
320 -550 CE
"India's Golden Age"
Chandra Gupta I
Emerged in 320 CE
Organized bureaucracy - local control
Reemergence of Hinduism
(500 year gap between Mauryan & Gupta)
Ashoka died in 232 BCE
Mauryan empire disappeared
Indian art - symbolic instead of realistic
Math and science
Gupta Empire = technological advances