Reference question (Was: Filliozat)

dmenon at dmenon at
Wed May 15 02:08:10 UTC 1996

I was under the impression that Chandragupta Maurya's grandson was the
Vikramaditya Maurya, also sometimes referred to as Chandragupta
Vikramaditya. May someone more knowledgable in the list can comment.


At 02:15 AM 5/15/96 BST, you wrote:
>On Thu, 9 May 1996, Vidyasankar Sundaresan wrote


>3rd cent. BCE. These would seem to anchor the date of Ashoka. Chandragupta
>Maurya is the grandfather of Ashoka, so he cannot be moved far temporally 
>from the above date (The Puranas would situate him in the 15th cent BCE).

>Edwin Bryant. 

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