Studies in South Indian history and epigraphy
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Published by New Era Publications in Madras .
Written in English



  • India, South,
  • India, South.


  • Inscriptions -- India, South.,
  • India, South -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementK.G. Krishnan.
LC ClassificationsDS484 .K718 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1 > ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3930810M
LC Control Number81905118

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Epigraphy - Epigraphy - History of epigraphy: Inscriptions have commonly elicited the curiosity of posterity, and such ancient Greek historians as Thucydides and Polybius already made scholarly use of them. Sporadic systematic interest in Greek and Latin inscriptions is attested in later ages; e.g., Cola di Rienzo in the 14th century made a collection, and Cyriacus of Ancona (Ciriaco de. INTRODUCTION TO INDIAN EPIGRAPHY Epigraphy is a sine qua non for constructing the political and cultural history of ancient India. Generally, any historical information is acknowledged as true blue when it is substantiated by an epigraphical record. So too in the study of the history of literature and language, epigraphy has a vital role to play.   South Indian History PDF Download. The history of the southern part of India covers a span of over four thousand years during which the region saw the rise and fall of a number of dynasties and period of known history of the region begins with the Iron age ( BCE to 24 BCE) period until the 14th century CE. Past studies on the period emphasised the point that British colonial rule devastated the Indian economy entirely, but recently many scholars have begun to argue that the Indian economy continued.

Later, British started epigraphic studies in the late eighteenth century and deciphered it. James Prinsep: Made a complete chart of Ashokan Alphabets in After this the study of epigraphs became a subject in itself. India is particularly rich in epigraphic material. Indian Epigraphy: A Guide to the Study of Inscriptions in Sanskrit, Prakrit, and the other Indo-Aryan Languages (South Asia Research) Richard Salomon This book provides a general survey of all the inscriptional material in the Sanskrit, Prakrit, and modern Indo-Aryan languages, including donative, dedicatory, panegyric, ritual, and literary.   This book explores different aspects of state-society interactions in medieval south India under the reign of the Cholas. Divided into two parts-Epigraphy and History, and State and Society-the first provides an in-depth analysis of Tamil epigraphy and inscriptions. While interpreting inscriptional terminology, it discusses the socio-economic milieu, merchant guilds, and other sociological Reviews: 1. The preparation of the book is mainly based on Epigraphia Indica, 26 vols., South Indian Inscriptions, 1 1 vols., and articles on Inscriptions in Indian Journals. I am also indebted to Mr. B. V. Krishna Rao’s History of the Early Dynasties of Andhra Desa and his articles on the Chronology of the Eastern Chalukyas, for pp. i 16 and 17