36 Royal Races: Agnivansha, Bais Rajputs, Bargujar, Chalukya Dynasty, Chauhan, Chawda Dynasty, Chudasama, Dahima, Dahiya, Gahadvala, Gahlot, Gora Clan

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General Books, 2013 - 46 pages
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 44. Chapters: Agnivansha, Bais Rajputs, Bargujar, Chalukya dynasty, Chauhan, Chawda dynasty, Chudasama, Dahima, Dahiya, Gahadvala, Gahlot, Gora clan, Gurjara-Pratihara, Hon clan, Jayas, Jethwa, Jhala (clan), Kachwaha, Kathi caste, Lunar Dynasty, Nikumbh, Paramara, Rathore, Sarvaiya, Sengar, Sikarwar, Sisodia, Solanki, Taunk, Tomara clan, Yadav. Excerpt: The Chalukya dynasty (Kannada: ) was an Indian royal dynasty that ruled large parts of southern and central India between the 6th and the 12th centuries. During this period, they ruled as three related yet individual dynasties. The earliest dynasty, known as the "Badami Chalukyas," ruled from Vatapi (modern Badami) from the middle of the 6th century. The Badami Chalukyas began to assert their independence at the decline of the Kadamba kingdom of Banavasi and rapidly rose to prominence during the reign of Pulakesi II. After the death of Pulakesi II, the Eastern Chalukyas became an independent kingdom in the eastern Deccan. They ruled from Vengi until about the 11th century. In the western Deccan, the rise of the Rashtrakutas in the middle of the 8th century eclipsed the Chalukyas of Badami before being revived by their descendants, the Western Chalukyas, in the late 10th century. These Western Chalukyas ruled from Kalyani (modern Basavakalyan) until the end of the 12th century. The rule of the Chalukyas marks an important milestone in the history of South India and a golden age in the history of Karnataka. The political atmosphere in South India shifted from smaller kingdoms to large empires with the ascendancy of Badami Chalukyas. A Southern India based kingdom took control and consolidated the entire region between the Kaveri and the Narmada rivers. The rise of this empire saw the birth of efficient administration, overseas trade and commerce and the development of new style of...

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