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Edicts of Ashoka

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Edicts Of Ashoka

The following is an overview of Edicts of Ashoka,[1] and where they are located. The translating of these pillars was a turning point in history. They changed beliefs and understanding. It turned assumptions into facts.

Pillar Edicts (set of 7)

  • Delhi-Meerut, Delhi ridge, Delhi (Pillar Edicts I, II, III, IV, V, VI; moved from Meerut to Delhi by Feroz Shah)

Minor Pillar Inscriptions

  • Lumbini (Rummindei), Rupandehi district, Nepal (the upper part broke off when struck by lightning; the original horse capital mentioned by Xuanzang is missing)

Major Rock Edicts (set of 14)

  • Kandahar Greek Inscription (portions of Rock Edicts 12 and 13in Greek) and Kandahar Bilingual Rock Inscription (bilingual Greek-Aramaic), in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

Ashoka's Minor Rock Edicts

References

  1. Keay, John (2000). India, a History. New York, United States: Harper Collins Publishers. ISBN 0-00-638784-5.

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