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Org/books/gb. html (accessed on July 9, 1999). HTM (accessed on July 9, 1999). “Sophocles” (ca. htm (accessed on July 9, 1999). Wilson, Prof. Fred L. ” Rochester Institute of Technology. html (accessed on July 9, 1999). Aristotle 23 Asoka Born c. C. Died c. C. Indian emperor The chiefest conquest is the conquest of Right and not of Might. Rock Edict 13 I n 1921, novelist and social critic H. G. Wells wrote: “Amidst the tens of thousands of names of monarchs that crowd the columns of history . .
For instance, one such sculpture shows them playing with their children. Never before had pharaohs been depicted in such a human light. The revolution that failed When it came the religion, however, Akhenaton was uncompromising. He seems to have been unwilling to allow the people to get used to the radical changes he offered. Instead, he demanded that they accept the new religion all at once. They grudgingly gave in to the new system, simply because he was pharaoh. Once he died at the age of about thirty-five, though, they went back to worshiping a variety of gods—Aton among them.
All of that changed, however, at the end of a bloody conquest in the eighth year of his reign. He recognized the evil in all people’s hearts, particularly his own, and resolved to spend the rest of his life doing good. Thereafter he devoted himself to making life better for his subjects. He commanded that his principles of morality be carved onto rocks where his words can still be viewed today. Pillar with unidentified Rock Edict. The Granger Collection, New York. Reproduced by permission. , armies under Alexander the Great (see entry) invaded India.
Ancient Civilizations Reference Library Vol 2 Biographies by Judson Knight; Lawrence W Baker; Stacy A McConnell