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the site of one of the earliest civilizations 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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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 serif in Hindu socity

sudra

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the main language of the Aryans

Sanskrit

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"Books of Knowledge" that contain 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

Zoroastrianism