The Lesser Bonapartes
The Maurya Empire Part IV - It's Reigning Menander

On this episode Daniel and Glen struggle to find something to say about an era that is entirely bereft of primary sources. But yet they find peace in the struggle. So in a way it's fitting.

Direct download: maurya4.m4a
Category:history -- posted at: 7:59am EDT

The Maurya Empire Part III - Gimme Gimme Ashoka Treatment

On this episode Daniel and Glen explore (on the backs of imaginary elephants) the reign of Ashoka the Great, who toiled away in obscurity until he released his legendary Rock Edicts. 

Direct download: maurya3.m4a
Category:history -- posted at: 2:42pm EDT

The Maurya Empire Part II: Jains Addiction

On this episode Daniel and Glen fail to meditate quietly on Jainism, Mauryan expansion, and Hellenistic India. If you fail to learn anything you will be doomed to listen again and again.

Direct download: maurya2.m4a
Category:history -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

The Maurya Empire Part I: Chariot Begins at Home

On this episode Daniel and Glen provide some quick context before they renounce sleep and free-time to travel the world gathering information for this two-bit series on the first great Indian empire!

Direct download: maurya1.m4a
Category:history -- posted at: 8:08am EDT

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