In Our Time

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Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas


IOT: Ashoka the Great 05 Feb 15

February 5th, 2015

Episode 431 of 515 episodes

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Indian Emperor Ashoka. Active in the 3rd century BC, Ashoka conquered almost all of the landmass covered by modern-day India, creating the largest empire South Asia had ever known. With Jessica Frazier, Naomi Appleton and Richard Gombrich.