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Tallikota- The End of Vijayanagara

In my last two posts, I had been looking at the decline of  Vijayanagara, post  Krishnadeva Raya, and Rama Raya’s tactics of playing off one Bahmani Sultan against another. As I had mentioned earlier, this tendency to play off one … Continue reading

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Vijayanagara Empire-Beginning of the End

Empires inevitably fall, and when they do, history judges them for the legacies they leave behind.- Noah Feldman.   “All empires fall, eventually.” “But why? It’s not for lack of power. In fact, it seems to be the opposite. Their … Continue reading

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Glory of Vijayanagara- Literature.

In my previous post, I had covered the Glory of Vijayanagara from a social, economic viewpoint. In this part I shall be looking at the literary  glory, that characterized Vijayanagara Empire. While Vijayanagara Empire reached it’s literary zenith under reign … Continue reading

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The Glory of Vijayanagara

Continuing my ongoing series on the Vijayanagara Empire, in my last post, I had looked at how the reign of  Sri Krishnadeva Raya, was regarded as a Golden Period of Telugu Literature.   Starting the series after a long gap, shall … Continue reading

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Sangama Dynasty- Deva Raya II

Continuing with my series on Vijayanagara, I had in my last post, covered the rise of the Sangamas under Deva Raya I,  in this post, will be taking a look at the reign of Deva Raya II, the last great … Continue reading

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Prequel to Vijayanagara Empire

Sri Ratnakar has been writing about the great Vijayanagara Empire. I thought of writing the prequel to the birth of Vijayanagara Empire. This is from the perspective of the founding Saint of Vijayanagara Empire Sri Vidyaranya Mahaswami. But before we … Continue reading

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