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Indian History Part 37: The Kingdoms of the Deep South Section II: THE CHERA DYNASTY

Canberra, 6 February 2015 The earliest reference to the Cheras is found in the chronicles of Asoka the Great, which mentions the Keralaputras, another name for the Cheras. It is obvious that they were not conquered by Asoka, but paid some sort of a tribute to the Maurya emperor to be left alone. The term […]

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