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Epigraphy (Paperback): Archaeological Survey of Circle

Epigraphy (Paperback)

Archaeological Survey of Circle

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 Excerpt: ...Coimbatore Bombay Gazetteer, Vol. I. Part II. p. 496). No Hoysala inscriptions prior to the time of Vira-S6m svara (No. 602 of 1905) have been found so far in Coimbatore and Salem. His dominion in Kongu seems to have been short-lived, if he had any at all. The Pandya king Jatavarman Sundara-Pandya I. (A.D. 1251-61), whose conquest of the Hoysalas is known from other sources (Ep. Ind. Vol. III. p. 8) seems to have ousted them also from Kongu (see paragraph 27 above). The records of the Hovsala kings Vira-Ramanatha T... fir. (Nos. 4, 20, 26 and 29 of 1900 and Later history of Kongu. rf y.y (Nos. 9 and 10 of 1900) found in the Salem and Coimbatore districts may be taken to show their reconquest of Kongu from the Pandyas. Even after the complete overthrow of the Hoysalas in A.D. 1310 and the annexation of their kingdom by the Muhammadans in A.D. 1327 Bombay Gazetteer, Vol. I. Part II. p. 510), the Hoysala king Ballala III. seems to have found a safe retreat in Kongu, and, accordingly, several records belonging to his reign have been found in the Salem and Coimbatore districts (No. 14 of 1891; Nos. 548, 566 and 569 of 1893; and Nos. 552 and 588 of 1905). No. 552 of 1905, found at Vijayamangalam near Erode, is dated in A.D. 1327-23 and it is not a matter for surprise that the gift registered in it was made by the residents of a whole district for the prosperity of the king and of the country. Naturally, the kings of Vijayanagara, as the political successors of the Hoysalas, annexed Kongu early in their career. The province appears to have been governed, during the earlier period of Vijayanagara rule, by princes of the royal blood acting as viceroys. Inscriptions of the following princes have been found so far in the Salem and Coimbatore districts: --Bukka II...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Archaeological Survey of Circle
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 140
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-76790-2
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-76790-6
Barcode: 9781130767902

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