Readings in South Indian History

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B.R. Publishing Corporation, 1976 - India, South - 229 pages
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him and his fear on theat account. A fourth inscription says that the pandyas were afraind of the very name Bana. A fifth says that the prestige gained by the Pandya by inscribing the fish emblem on the Meru, defeating the sea and chaining the clouds were all lost on account of his defeat at the hands of Magadesan. A still another inscription mentions the shame of the Pandya, who though worshiped by others was then ... Hostile about 1203. All mention to inscription records the conquest of the Kadavas, Magadhas and Ganga by one Vidugadalagiya perumal. Obviously Magadha in the inscription is the same as the Magadai territory over which the Banas were rulling. Towards the close of his regin Kulothunga III had to taste the bitter fruits of his... Tamil country under the imperial Cholas, mention may be made of the Banas, a family of chieftains who ruled after the 10th century over magadai mandalam covered by the parts of S. Arcot, Salem & N Arcot districts. The most distinguished among them was a rajarajamagadai nadalvan, a contemporary of the Chola emperor Kulothunga III. He was usually known as Magadesan (Lord of Magadha country) and ponparappinan 


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