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died 232 b.c, Buddhist king in India 269?–232? b.c.
Historical Examples

Then she bent and broke the flowery twigs from trees, such as the Sala, the Asoka and the Tilaka.
Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1 Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa

The reign of Akbar bears a strange resemblance to that of Asoka.
The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 9 Various

It is seen in the old Buddhist Zodiacs, and is one of the symbols in the Asoka inscriptions.
Bible Myths and their Parallels in other Religions T. W. Doane

Asoka conquered India to the north of the Nerbudda; so did Akbar.
The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 9 Various

Three miles up the river from Srinagar is the site of what is very probably the original city of Srinagar founded by Asoka.
Kashmir Sir Francis Edward Younghusband

Answer me, O blessed Asoka, so that I may depart from thee in joy.
Indian Myth and Legend Donald Alexander Mackenzie

When king Asoka, in a former birth, was a little boy and played on the road, he met Kasyapa Buddha walking.
Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms Fa-Hsien

So, wailing in her deep anguish, Damayant moved round the Asoka.
Indian Myth and Legend Donald Alexander Mackenzie

Of these kings the greatest is Asoka, three generations after Chandragupta.
The World’s Greatest Books, Vol XII. Arthur Mee

The figure of the elephant appears on some of the pillars of Asoka.
The Popular Religion and Folk-Lore of Northern India, Vol. II (of 2) W. Crooke

died 232 bc, Indian emperor (?273–232 bc), who elevated Buddhism to the official state religion


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