Kallidaikurichi Aiyah Nilakanta Sastri (12 August – 15 June ) was an Indian historian . Studies in Chola history and administration. University of Madras. Sastri, K. A. Nilakanta (). The Cholas. University of Madras. Sastri, K. A. Nilakanta (). Cholargal – Paagam 1 has 24 ratings and 2 reviews: pages. MADRAS UNIVERSITY HISTORICAL SERIES-No. 9. GENERAL EDITOR: PROFESSOR K. A. NILAKANTA SASTRI. THE COLAS Vol. 1.

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Even the discovery, in recent years of the important Karandai Tanjore plates of Rajendra I and the Charala plates of Virarajendra I nioakanta not made any great difference to the general outline of the political history of the Colas.

Historical method in relation to problems of South Indian history. Maxwin marked it as to-read Feb 27, Siva Kumar is currently reading it May 30, Nilakanta Sastri’s period there was rarely any interrogation of sources except in terms of authenticity and chronology.

The history of the Colas falls naturally into four divisions: Posthumous conferral — — — — — — — Kallidaikurichi Aiyah Nilakanta Sastri. Retrieved from ” https: T Hindu College, Tirunelveli and his colleg Kallidaikurichi Aiyah Nilakanta Sastri August 12, — June 15, was an Indian historian and Dravidologist who is generally regarded as the greatest and most prolific among professional historians of South India Nilakanta Sastri was born in a poor Brahmin family in Kallidaikurichi near Tirunelveli, on August 12, Comments from Facebook Sir, There seems to be a typo error.

A settled and continuous narration of the political history of the Sasrti appears therefore not merely quite possible to undertake, but sastr to be of more than transient interest. Bethsheba Kharpor rated it liked it Aug 04, He joined the Hindu College as lecturer in where he taught till Again, nilkaanta about the twelfth century, there were a number of local dynasties which claimed also to be among the descendants of Karikala and to belong to the Kasyapa gotra.


Sastri’s A History of South India is a recommended textbook for university students of Indian wastri. It shows the author’s mastery over a huge set of sources, which placed him head and shoulders cholxs other South Indian historians of his time. Nearly two centuries before the rise of Vijayalaya in the neighbourhood of Tanjore. Nilakanta Sastri there was rarely any interrogation of sources except in terms of authenticity and chronology.

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This page was last edited on 12 Octoberat Sachin Sabari rated it it was amazing Feb 05, View Post on Facebook. Rajesh Rm marked it as to-read May 25, Niraimathi rated it it was amazing Nov 24, He joined the Hindu College as lecturer in where he taught till Want to Read Currently Reading Read. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. To ask other readers questions about Cholargal – Paagam 1please sign up. Nilakanta Sastri Felicitation Committee.

Swathi Eshwaramoorthy marked it as to-read Jan 23, Jawahar K added it Nov 16, To attempt a task of this nature in a subject which, thanks to fresh discoveries or new interpretations of old material, is apt to have its foundationsdisturbed from time to time, we are warned, to run the risk of our structure collapsing no sooner than it is reared.

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This is a late Sthalapurana which is legendary and full of miracles. Trivia About Cholad – Paagam 1. But this is, in regard to Cola history, greatly to under-estimate the permanence of the results reached so far; for a careful review of the steps by which the reconstruction of this history has proceeded since the days when the clues obtained from Eastern Calukya copper-plates were correlated to the evidence from the Cola inscriptions of Tanjore and other places in the Tamil country, must convince the most sceptical among scholars that a considerable tract of ascertained knowledge has been added permanently to the history of South India.

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Mackenzie made his great effort to survey all and collect as many as possible of the antiquarian remains of the Madras Presidency, his agents in the Tanjore district failed to discover anything more remarkable on the ancient Colas than the Colavamsacaritram.

Selva Balaguru rated it it was amazing Aug 03, Venkatachalapathy says, “In the professional historiography in Tamil Nadu practised in the age of K. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Besides their legendary pedigree there seems to be no evidence connecting them in any manner with the Colas of the Tamil country. Divya rated it it was amazing Jan 25,