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history of South India from prehistoric times to the fall of Vijayanagar

Kallidaikurichi Aiyah Aiyar Nilakanta Sastri

history of South India from prehistoric times to the fall of Vijayanagar

by Kallidaikurichi Aiyah Aiyar Nilakanta Sastri

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Published by Indian Branch, Oxford University Press in [Madras] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • South India -- History

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS436 A1 N53 1966
    The Physical Object
    Pagination520p.
    Number of Pages520
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17335575M

      In that book, it is stated that the following books were consulted: r Encyclopedia of India, Ramesh Chander Dutt’s Ancient India, Alexander Cunnigham’s Ancient Geography of India, Tod’s Rajasthan, Professor Lassen on Prakrita Languages, Bombay Gazeteer, Researches of the Asiatic Society, A Grammar of the Gondian Languages. Kannada (/ ˈ k ɑː n ə d ə, ˈ k æ n-/; ಕನ್ನಡ, [ˈkɐnnɐɖaː]; lesser known as Kanarese) is a Dravidian language spoken predominantly by people of Karnataka in Southwestern India and by linguistic minorities in the states of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Kerala and Goa and also by Carnatican expats abroad. The language has roughly 44 million native Language family: Dravidian, .

    INTRODUCTION. The ancient science of cosmetology is believed to have originated in Egypt and India, but the earliest records of cosmetic substances and their application dates back to Circa and B.C, to the Indus valley civilization.[] There is evidence of highly advanced ideas of self beautification and a large array of various cosmetic usages both by men and women, in ancient by: The remains of the earliest temple structure were discovered in Surkh Kotal, a place in Afghanistan, by a French archeologist in It was not dedicated to a god, but to the imperial cult of King Kanishka (– CE).The ritual of idol worship which became popular at the end of the Vedic age may have given rise to the concept of temples as a place of : Subhamoy Das.

      The Indus began building settlements in present-day India and Pakistan as early as 8, years ago, making them one of the earliest : Jesse Greenspan. Paleolithic era. Remains (stone tools and a skull) in central India show presence of an early species of man, Homo erectus. Archeologists think they lived in India between , and , years ago. This period is known as the paleolithic era.. The earliest archaeological site in the subcontinent is the paleolithic hominid site in the Soan River valley.


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