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    Kama Sutra

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    is a guide to all aspects of pleasure in the human life, and empowers women while showing the socio-political situation of India during the time. The historical setting the Kama Sutra was written in plays a large factor in the content and methods the text uses. The Kama Sutra, like most texts and artifacts from ancient India, does not have a specific date it was written. It is commonly accepted among the scholarly community, however, to have been written between 300 CE and 700 CE, in the 3rd century. During this time, the Gupta dynasty ruled over most of India, with the strongest influence in northern India. The rulers of the Gupta dynasty were a family line starting with Chandragupta I, followed by his son Samudragupta, and lastly his grandson Chandragupta II. Of these three, the grandson, Chandragupta II, was by far the most influential leader, reigning from 380 CE – 415 CE. He created an atmosphere that led to what is known today as the Golden Age. During the Golden Age, there were extensive developments in fields such as science, math, art, literature, religion, and philosophy. These advances laid the foundation the Kama Sutra to be written, paved the way for the establishment of Hinduism as it is known today. A foundational aspect of Hinduism can be seen in the Kama Sutra. The concept of dictation and control are a key pillars to both the religion and the text. The Kama Sutra creates this dictation and control by providing specific instructions as to how a person finds…

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    efforts to present people equal symbolize the revival of his humanity, especially due to how creating equality existed as a huge task in a deeply-rooted patriarchal and caste-system based society like India’s. The emperor required the dharma ministers to pay attention to minority religions, races, and ethnic groups, in case of the possibility of discrimination.[26] Ashoka ordered all dharma ministers to report anything relating to the safety of the public to him immediately. Furthermore, he…

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    Alexander “The Great” Really was Great I believe that Alexander was a rather great person. Alexander III was a remarkable man who had an incredible mind and was able to conquer half of the known world in his time at a very young age. He was known for his overall greatness and greatness of his acts which I will now write a couple examples of in the following paragraphs. One way Alexander showed his greatness was through using his sharp mind. A way he did that is when he was battling Porus.…

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    History speaks about many heroes and inventors who participated in the changes of civilization. There was one individual by the name of Imhotep who was recognized as the worlds first poet, priest, doctor and chief minister. Jimmy Dunn: Retrieved from www.touregypt.net/featurestories/imhotep.htm. Imhotep is said to be one of the worlds most famous ancients. He has been identified in many mummy movies today. His name and role lived on in the movie named “The mummy” which released in 1999. His…

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    Alexander The Great Hero

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    family or country and is a role model for all in whatever he or she may pursue. Alexander the Great fits this role perfectly. He has multiple attributes that make him a well-rounded person overall. Heroes have the power to make or break their legacy. Their choices have a profound impact on their future as well as the future of the people they are leading. Leaders make vital decisions regarding the people they are leading. Alexander the Great is a hero because of his display of leadership when…

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    Although the Persian and Mauryan empires differed in the religion they adopted and ruled in accordance with, they were similar in their advancements in science and technology and their use of materials and types of architectural structures they built because similar ideas of what materials were the most sustainable and what was the most extravagant and impressive structures applied throughout Eastern World. These differences and similarities defined the development of the Persian and Mauryan…

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    Ashoka Research Paper

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    Ashoka, otherwise known as Ashoka the Great, was an emperor of the Maurya Dynasty. As an emperor he most known for his edicts based on Buddhist beliefs. Edicts are the official rules or proclamations of a person of authority. His edicts are a reflection of the kind of emperor he was. He was a fair ruler who was devoted to his religion and demanded that his subjects all treated each other with respect. He takes after the Dharma, the teachings of Buddha of law and order.” There is an underlying…

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    Although the movie was entertaining It did not give the proper hysteria for the “Philosopher King”, Asoka’s legacy. When portraying such stories there needed to be a bit more dramatizing in certain segments of the film. For example in the very beginning when Chandragupta catches Asoka with his sword , although the event was fictional the actor did not portray a sense of emotion to the sword that “Thirsted for blood” not much disgust was felt. When Asoka leaves into a wilderness it simply seems…

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    How Was Ashoka Successful

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    Madisen Charles AP World History (3rd Period) October 5, 2015 Most Successful Ruler In a certain time in history, there were three rulers who each ruled in their own way. While all were successful, there was one that stood out in history and made an impact in his lifetime. This ruler's name was Ashoka, and he ruled what was called the Mauryan Empire. Ashoka, in comparison to Augustus and Qin Shihuangdi, was more successful because he cared about his legacy and the teachings he was leaving…

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    Ashoka(304-232BCE),was the third Indian emperor of the Maurya Dyansty. He was said as one of the greatest king in the Indian history. Under his control, the empire extended its territories and became the largest to have ever existed in the acient Indian subcontinent, The Maurya Empire(322-185 BCE) was ruled by the Mauryan dynasty. The empire is known for its military strength, highly organized and powerful political in ancient India. Ashoka was better leader than previous kings due to the fact…

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