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Madurai Nayak dynasty

. This is the second gopuram built without steps to bring goods inside. * South Gopuram was built by Sevvandhi Moorthy Chettiar of Srimalai in AD 1559. History & description of Sri Meenakshi Temple, by T. G. S. Balaram Iyer and T. R. Rajagopalan, pp.6–45. * North gopuram was built by Krishna Veerappa Nayakkar between 1564–1572 AD, and left without completion hence it is still called Mottai gopuram meaning Flat tower. History & description of Sri Meenakshi Temple, by T. G. S. Balaram Iyer and T. R. Rajagopalan, pp.6–45 The Nayak Dynasty Prior to the formation of the Nayak dynasty, Madurai and its surrounding areas were ruled by Bana chieftains. When Kulottunga Chola III conquered Madurai in the 13th century AD, he installed a Bana as the ruler. Tamil coins: a study, by Irāmaccantiran Nākacāmi, p.96. The Banas (or Vaanars) were feudal lords of both the Cholas and the Pandyas. Therefore, when Sundara Pandya was helped by a Bana chieftain in his campaign against Kulothunga Chola III in about 1216 to 1217 AD, he too gave a part of the Chola country to a Bana as a reward. Madurai through the ages: from the earliest times to 1801 A.D, by D. Devakunjari, p.176. Subsequently, the Banas ruling as the Nayaka under-lords of the Vijayanagar empire left inscriptions that provide us their names. An inscription of 1477 AD refers to a Thirumalarunj cholai Maapala (or Mahapala) Vaanan as the ruler of Madurai; and an epigraph dated 1483 AD in Pudukkotai refers to one Bana chieftain named Virapratapa Sundarattoludaiyan Mahabali Vanadhiraya ruling in Conjivaram (Kanchipuram) in 1469 AD Proceedings – Indian History Congress, p.203-204. The Nayakas appointed to rule Madurai under the Vijayanagar empire were A Forgotten Empire, Vijayanagar: A Contribution to the History of India, Robert Sewell, p.345-346 of inscriptions, and sketch of the dynasties of southern India, by Robert Sewell, p.224. * Narasa Nayak * Tenna Nayak * Narasa Pillai * Kuru Kuru Timmappa Nayak * Kattiyama Kamayya Nayak * Chinnappa Nayakka * Ayyakarai Veyyappa Nayak * Visvanatha Nayak Ayyar History After Vishwanatha Nayaka took over the country, it was held by his kin for two centuries, with a few short periods of break, until in a chaotic situation Sultans took it in 1736 for a brief period, and finally the British took it during the 1780s. Origins Category:Telugu people Category:History of Andhra Pradesh Category:Dynasties of India Category:Indian monarchs Category:Tamil people Category:Hindu monarchs Category:Telugu monarchs Category:Tamil monarchs (Category:Madurai Nayak Dynasty) Category:History of Tiruchirappalli


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-Gangetic plain . A patron of Buddhism and the University at Nalanda, Harsha organised theological debates and also patronised art and literature. A noted author on his own merit, he wrote three Sanskrit plays. Many communities in various parts of India boast of being descendants of migrants from Kannauj, reflecting its glory in the past.

and also patronised art and literature. A noted author on his own merit, he wrote three Sanskrit plays. Many communities in various parts of India boast of being descendants of migrants from Kannauj, reflecting its glory in the past.


and the French ambassador to Prussia, Count Benedetti. This conversation had been edited so that each nation felt that its ambassador had been disrespected and ridiculed, thus inflaming popular sentiment on both sides in favor of war. Langer, however, argues that this episode played a minor role in causing the war. William Langer, "Bismarck as Dramatist," in ''Studies in Diplomatic History & Historiography in Honour of G.P. Gooch'' (1962) pp 199–216, In a 1866 ''coup d'état'', Cuza (Alexandru Ioan Cuza) was exiled and replaced by Prince Karl of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, who became known as Prince Carol of Romania. During the Russo-Turkish War (Russo-Turkish War, 1877-78) Romania fought on the Russian side, Prince Radu: There is no presidential candidate named Hohenzollern, Cotidianul, 11 June 2009 Construction began in 1850, and was funded entirely by the Brandenburg-Prussian (King in Prussia) and the Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen lines of the Hohenzollern family. Seventeen years later construction was completed on 3 October 1867 under William IV's brother King William I (William I, German Emperor). The castle was damaged in an earthquake on 3 September 1978 and was under repair until the mid-1990s.


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Longview, Washington

for Washington State History — Part 2: 1851 to 1900 url http: essays output.cfm?file_id 5380 date 2003-03-06 publisher '''Cowlitz County''' is a county (County (United States)) located in the U.S. state of Washington (Washington (state)). As of the 2010 census its population was 102,410.

from the anglicized version of the Cowlitz Indian (Cowlitz (tribe)) term, Cow-e-liske, meaning either “river of shifting sands” or “capturing the medicine spirit.” It was formed on April 21, 1854. The Lewis and Clark Bridge (Columbia River) Lewis and Clark


Cycling Club thumb left Blarney Brass and Reed Band at Blarney Castle (File:Blarney Brass and Reed Band.jpg) In music, the Blarney Brass and Reed Band was formed in 1981 by a group of locals who wished to form a community musical group spanning multiple age groups. The band has


; Thomas G. McGrath (1985) - ''Tipperary History & Society'' *Thomas Campbell (Thomas Campbell (writer)) (London) (1777) - ''A Philosophical Survey of the South of Ireland. *Renagh Holohan & Jeremy Williams (1989) - ''The Irish Chateau, In search of Descendants of the Wild Geese. *Denis G. Marnane (1985) - ''A History of West Tipperary from 1660 - Land and Violence'' *Senan Molony (2000) - ''The Irish aboard Titanic'' *Randal McDonnell (2002) - '' The Lost Houses of Ireland, A chronicle

Terra Mariana

of the Sword in 1237 the Livonian (Terra Mariana) territories were incorporated with the Teutonic Order. In 1308, with the takeover of Danzig (Teutonic takeover of Danzig) (Gdańsk), this state expanded into Pomerelia. In 1346, the Duchy of Estonia (Danish Estonia#Duchy of Estonia) was sold by king of Denmark to the Teutonic Order.

Villa de Zaachila

in the 13th century, the ruler of the Zaachila city-state began to grow in power to dominate much of the surrounding valley. Category:Municipalities of Oaxaca Category:Populated places in Oaxaca Surrounding towns A number of small towns surround the main city and are closely linked economically and culturally with the main city. Some of these towns are known for producing certain crafts that are identified with the three central valleys of Oaxaca. In these towns one can see the workshops and the crafts being produced in the traditional manner although most of these towns' products are sold in the main city. Santa María Atzompa produces glazed, glass-inlaid pottery of green, while San Antonio Arrazola and San Martín Tilcajete make alebrijes, small painted wooden figures. San Bartolo Coyotepec is known for its barro negro pottery, and Teotitlán del Valle works with wool and llama to make tapetes, or more commonly, throw rugs. These rugs are known for their intense colors, made traditionally with natural dyes, made from cempasúchil (yellow), cochineal (red) and indigo (blue). In addition, Oaxaca city and surrounding towns have market days, where one can visit the tianguis (open-air markets) set up for that day. There are markets on each day of the week. Monday in Miahuatlan (Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz) is for buying daily staples, and Tuesday, in Ayoquezco (Ayoquezco de Aldama) is noted for wood furniture. On Wednesday, people head to Etla (Villa de Etla) and Zimatlán (Zimatlán de Alvarez) for dairy products, especially cheese. Thursday is reserved for the two largest ''tianguis'' in Ejutla (Ejutla de Crespo) and Villa de Zaachila. On Friday, in Coyotepec, Jalietza and Ocotlán (Ocotlán (Oaxaca)) cotton textiles, embroidered blouses, corn-husk flowers and glazed pottery from Atzompa are sold. Also Llano park in Oaxaca has a small market. Saturday is reserved for the main city of Oaxaca, and to finish, on Sunday mezcal is sold in Tlacolula (Tlacolula de Matamoros). - 556 Villa de Zaachila Villa de Zaachila Zaachila (Zaachila District, Oaxaca) - - 556 Villa de Zaachila Villa de Zaachila Zaachila (Zaachila District, Oaxaca) -

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