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Maurya

Maurya (mou´əryə), ancient Indian dynasty, c.325–c.183 BC, founded by Chandragupta (Chandragupta Maurya). He conquered the Magadha kingdom and established his capital at Pataliputra (now Patna). His son, Bindusara (d. c.273), and his grandson, Asoka, the most notable ruler of ancient India, for the first time in history brought nearly all India, together with Afghanistan, under one rule. The culture of the Mauryan empire represents the first great flowering of Indian civilization, not to be equaled until the coming of the Gupta dynasty.

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Maurya

Maurya a dynasty which ruled northern India 321–c.184 bc. It was founded by Chandragupta Maurya, who introduced a centralized government and uniform script, and developed a highway network which led to Mauryan control of most of the Indian subcontinent. The oldest extant Indian art dates from this era.

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Maurya dynasty

Maurya dynasty. The first unifying, imperial dynasty in India, c.321–180 BCE. Its founder was Chandragupta (d. c.297); his grandson was Aśoka.

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Maurya

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