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Chandragupta Maurya
Took hold of the Indus River and began battle against Seleucus I
Kautila
an adviser of Mauryan
Asoka
Mauryan's grandson who developed the empire to its highest
religious toleration
people who have different beliefs
Tamil
language spoken in southern India
Gupta Empire
2nd empire of India
patriarchal
family headed by the oldest male
matriarchal
the mother was head of the family
Faxian
Chinese Buddhist
Mahayana
sect of Buddism that has popular worship
Theravada
sect of Buddhism that looks on the spiritual discipline
Brahma; Vishnu; Shiva
creator of the world: preserver of the world: destroyer of the world
Kalidasa
court poet for Chandra Gupta II
Silk roads
traders used the roads for China to western Asia
Arybhata
calculated the length of the year 356 days
Marco Polo
Italian trader
Bartolemu Dias
Portugese explorer
Prince Henry
son of Portugal's king/navigator
Vasco de Gama
Reahed the sothwestern coast of India