Ashoka was the slave of the empire's founder.
Ashoka was the wife of the Empire's founder.
Ashoka was the nephew of the Empire's founder.
Ashoka was the grandson of the Empire's founder.
A vivid dream in which he met the Buddha.
A vivid dream in which there was an assassination attempt on his life.
The loss of his only son in a hunting accident.
The bloody battle against the state of Kalinga.
He built the world's first zoo and gave up wearing fur.
He abolished slavery and established a minimum wage for all workers.
He visited Buddhist holy sights and gave up fighting wars of conquest.
He gave up hunting and became a vegetarian.
Ashoka's goal was to lead the world's wealthiest empire
Ashoka's goal was to lead the world's largest empire.
Ashoka's goal was to create a strong empire whose citizens were guided by Buddhist principles
Ashoka's goal was to become immortal.
He made speeches to prisoners.
He posted edicts along highways, near cities, and near important holy sights
He offered free adult education classes.
He hired a public relations firm to advertise his edicts.