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Indian History Part 64 South India Section I: A Tale of Three Kingdoms

Canberra, 21 February 2018   The once-great Chalukya Empire vanished at the end of 12th century, disintegrating into unrecognisable sub-states; and by early 13th century, the other great dynasty, the Cholas, were in terminal decline in a free fall. For the next century, the Deccan was dominated by the Yadavas in Devagiri and the Kakatiyas […]

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Indian History Part 37 Kingdoms of the Deep South Part III The Chola Dynasty

Canberra, 6 March 2015 The illustrious Chola dynasty and the kingdom they ruled was known to Panini and acknowledged by Asoka Maurya the Great as an independent entity. Further, the Mayry records confirm that the northern boundary of the Chola holdings was the River Pennar. In fact the limits of Chola Mandalam, the ‘Chola Country’, […]

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