Chandragupta Maurya, who ruled from 324 to 301 B.C, founded the first highly centralized Indian Empire.
Asoka, generally considered to be the greatest ruler in the history of India, converted to Hinduism and used Hindu ideals to guide his rule.
False. Asoka converted to Buddhism and used Buddhist ideals.
the silk road, which had arisen sometime between 200 B.C and A.D 100. Reached from the city of Changan in china to the city of Rome.
False. It reached from Changan in China to Mesoptamia.
only agricultural goods were carried on the silk ross because camel car vans were difficult
False. Only luxury goods were carried on the Silk Road.
A chinese traveler, Faxian, who spent several years in India in the 5th century, reported the greatness of the Gupta culture.
the earliest known Indian literature comes from the Aryan tradition in the form of the Vedas
in a sermon by the god Krishna, he sets fourth one of the key points of Indian society: Do unto others as you would do unto you
false. the key point is : in taking action, one must not worry about success or failure. one should only be aware of the moral rightness of the act itself.
in indian architecture there were three main types of structures, all serving religious purposes: the arch, the mound, and the portico.
false. the three main types were the pillar, the stupa, and the rock chamber.
ancient indians charted the movements of the heavenly bodies and recognized the earth was a sphere that rotated on its axis and revolved around the sun