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Published by Indian Council of Historical Research, Agam Prakashan in New Delhi, Delhi .
Written in English



  • Gangas.,
  • Karnataka (India),
  • India,
  • Karnataka.


  • Inscriptions -- India -- Karnataka.,
  • Gangas.,
  • Karnataka (India) -- History -- Sources.

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About the Edition

Study, with text and summary in English, Kannada, and Sanskrit, of inscriptions of South Indian kings, 4th-11th centuries.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement[edited by] K.V. Ramesh.
ContributionsRamesh, K. V., 1935-, Indian Council of Historical Research.
LC ClassificationsDS485.M9 I57 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationlxiii, 524 p., [195] p. of plates :
Number of Pages524
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3009701M
LC Control Number84903357

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The Western Ganga Dynasty ruled large parts of southern Karnataka from the fourth century CE till the late tenth century CE with their regal capital initially at Kolar (then called as Kuvalala)and later at Talakad in Mysore district, origin of the Ganga clan prior to the fourth century is shrouded in legends and myths. Clarity into their history comes from such . The Western Ganga Dynasty ( - CE) (Kannada: ಪಶ್ಚಿಮ ಗಂಗ ಸಂಸ್ಥಾನ) was an important ruling dynasty of ancient members are known as Western Gangas to distinguish them from the Eastern Gangas who in later centuries ruled over modern Western Gangas ruled as a sovereign power from the middle of fourth century to middle of . Ganga dynasty, either of two distinct but remotely related Indian Western Gangas ruled in Mysore state (Gangavadi) from about to about Eastern Gangas ruled Kalinga from to – The first ruler of the Western Gangas, Konganivarman, carved out a kingdom by conquest, but his successors, Madhava I and Harivarman, expanded their . The Eastern Gangas arose to intermarry with and challenge the Cholas and Chalukyas in the period when the Western Gangas had been forced to abandon this role. Early ancestors of the Eastern Gangas ruled in Orissa from the 8th century. Vajrahasta III's son Devendra Varma Rajaraja Deva I waged war on the Cholas and the Eastern Chalukyas and strengthened the .

The Eastern Ganga dynasty also known as Rudhi Gangas or Prachya Gangas were a medieval Indian dynasty that reigned from Kalinga from as early as the 5th century to the early 15th century. The territory ruled by the dynasty consisted of the whole of the modern-day Indian state of Odisha as well as parts of West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. The early rulers . His book contains much interesting information regarding revenue details during the rule of the Eastern Gangas. It also contains important information regarding the intermixture of the Aryan and Dravidian cultures in Orissa. 2 M. Chakravarti wrote an article of tMs dynasty, using chronicles as well as Sanskrit, Oriya and Telugu inscriptions. South Indian Inscriptions: Contents: Preface. Introduction. Text of the Inscriptions. The Chutus. The Chalukyas of Badami: The Rashtrakutas The Western Gangas: The Rattas. The Kadambas. The Sode Chiefs. The Muslim Rulers. The Coins of Karnataka by A. V. Narasimha Murthy Published by Geetha Book House, Mysore, 3. History of the Western Gangas By B. Sheikh Ali, Published by Prasaranga, University of Mysore, 4. The Western Gangas of Talkad By R Narasimhachar Published by s.n, 5.

While Volume One provides ready access to the Jewish inscriptions from Italy and the islands, Spain and Gaul this second of two volumes concentrates on the inscriptions of the City of Rome. Hitherto it has been necessary to consult specialist publications to gain a complete picture of the inscriptions: this book fills a notable gap in the market. Inscriptions having references to Western Gangas: Brahmadesam in the North Arcot District is mentioned in two inscriptions (Chola inscription Nos. and ) under the name Rajamalla-chaturvedimangalam, evidently after one of the Western Ganga kings named Rachamalla who must have been ruling in these parts, as evidenced by his inscription No. Check out these interesting inscriptions found on books and photographs for examples of Chuck Palahnuik’s humor, Robert Frost’s creavity, Hunter S Thompson’s weirdness, Stephen King’s wisdom, John Steinbeck’s world weariness and . The contents of bronze inscriptions include official appointment, war course, fete blessing, law litigation, land transposition, articles reward and so on. In this book we collect 80 pieces of bronze inscriptions with over characters each. Twelve of them were discovered after Seven of them were discovered after