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Maurya

(ˈmaʊrjə)
n
(Historical Terms) a dynasty (?321–?185 bc) that united most of the Indian subcontinent and presided over a great flowering of Indian civilization
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In fact, when Chandragupta Maurya, the founder of the 3rd century BCE Maurya Empire, was asked how he built up his power, he is said to have replied: "I watched Alexander when I was still a young man." Alexander the Great, he claimed, could have gone on to conquer all of India because his model of rule was superior to that of all the Indian princes.
The ancient Maurya Empire covered most of which modern-day country?
In around 300BC, founder of the Maurya Empire, Chandragupta Maurya, undertook Santhara atop the Chandragiri Hills in Karnataka.
Set in the ancient Maurya empire, the novel Urnabhih ( literally, ' cobweb') traces the story of a dancing girl who gets sucked into a spy ring.