She learned Sanskrit and Classical Indian music. She became his chief consort and Empress of Mauryan Empire. Hence the historians hint a love affair between Helena and Chandragupta.
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It is believed that Chandragupta waged a war against Seleukos Nikator so that he could marry Helena. The story goes that one day Chandragupta was going with his gaurds on horse when he saw Helena and her friends playing near a river.
Chandragupta was attracted to this young lady and fell in love with her. He started writing letters to her and after sometime she too started reciprocating his feelings.
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That is when Chandragupta decided that he had to marry this Greek Princess his love and attacked Seleukos Nikator. Chandragupta Maurya gave elephants as gifts to his father in law Seleukos Nikator and he in return gave him large parts of Afghanistan and Persian Empire. Chandragupta and Helena had a son from their union. You are commenting using your WordPress.
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