Ancient History

Pallava Architecture

May 23, 2013

In the beginning of the medieval period, the Kings did not directly patronize the religious shrines and gave only indirect support....

Pallava Dynasty

May 23, 2013

Pallavas {literally means a branch} were a prominent power in India for more than four centuries between the 6th and 9th...

Chola Architecture

May 23, 2013

The Chola period saw the culmination of Dravida temple art resulting in the most sophisticated buildings of medieval India.  The Tamil...

Chola

May 23, 2013

As per the traditions, the Chola Country or Cholamandalam was the area bound on the North by the Pennar, South by...

Later Cholas

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From 1070 AD till 1279 AD, is the period assigned to the later Cholas. During this time, the Chola Empire reached...

Medieval Cholas

May 23, 2013

From the Third century AD to 9th Century AD is the interregnum in the Chola History. The Chola hegemony over Pandyas...

Rajaraja Chola III

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When Rajaraja Chola III (1216-1256 AD), son of Kulothunga Chola III came into power in July 1216, the Chola Kingdom had...

Kulothunga Chola III

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Kulothunga Chola III (1178- 1218 AD)was able to crush the Pandyas in Madurai, Cheras of Venad, Hoysalas of Mysore as well...

Kulotthunga Chola-I

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Kulotthunga Chola-I (1070 – 1120 AD) Rajendra Chola I, the great Gangaikonda had a daughter named Ammanaga Devi. She had been...

Virarajendra Chola

May 23, 2013

Virarajendra Chola was a significant Chola ruler who reigned from 1063-1070 AD. He was younger brother of Rajendra Chola II and...

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