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Edicts of Ashoka (Map for History Optional)

Edicts of Ashoka   (i) Shahbazgarhi In Mardan district, Pakistan. Major Rock Edicts of Ashoka: Fourteen major edicts located beside one of the ancient trade routes present aspects of Asoka’s dharma carved on two rocks on a hill in Kharoshthi script written from right to left Kharosti suggests influence of Achaemenid. (ii) Manshera In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. […]

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Ancient Capital Cities (Map for History Optional)

Ancient Capital Cities (i) Purushpura Modern Peshawar in NWF province of Pakistan. Capital of Kushana ruler Kanishka (2nd century AD). Kushana period: Sculptures, Buddhist stupa, Buddhist Chaitya. Trade centre as it lied on old silk route.. Centre of Buddhist learning. Mentioned by Chinese pilgrim Faxian and Xuanzang. (ii) Taxila In Rawalpindi district, Pakistan. Ancient political, commercial […]

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