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The site of one of the earliest civilization in South Asia

Harappa

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An ancient city in the Indus River Valley in Pakistan.

Mohenjo-Daro

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Persian king who established the Persian Empire.

Cyrus II

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Persian king who expanded the Persian Empire to include India.

Darius I

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360 BC-298 BC Soldier who started the Mauryan Empire, the first Indian empire, and later became a monk.

Chandragupta Maurya

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Grandson of Chandragupta Maurya. Who used stone columns to mark the territory of his empire and make announcements.

Ashoka

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a priest who held the highest position in Aryan society.

Brahmin

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a serf in Hindu society.

sudra

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the main language of the Aryans.

Sanskrit

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"Books of Knowledge" that contains much of the stories and songs of the Aryans.

Vedas

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a religion founded by the Persian prophet Zoroaster based on the belief of one god as supreme and the enemy of evil.

Zoroastianism