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Ancient India
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to ancient India: ANCIENT INDIA – India
India
as it existed from pre-historic times (c. 7000 BCE or earlier) to the start of the Middle Ages (c. 500 CE). CONTENTS * 1 Geography of ancient India
India
* 2 General history of ancient India
India
* 2.1 Periodisation of Indian history * 2.2 Indian pre-history * 2.3 Iron Age (c. 1200 – 272 BCE) * 2.4 Second Urbanisation * 2.5 Classical Age * 2.6 Middle Ages (c
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Kadamba Dynasty
The KADAMBAS ( Kannada
Kannada
: ಕದಂಬರು) (345–525 CE) were an ancient royal family of Karnataka
Karnataka
, India, that ruled northern Karnataka
Karnataka
and the Konkan from Banavasi
Banavasi
in present-day Uttara Kannada district . At the peak of their power under King Kakushtavarma, they ruled large parts of modern Karnataka
Karnataka
state. The dynasty was founded by Mayurasharma
Mayurasharma
in 345 CE which at later times showed the potential of developing into imperial proportions, an indication to which is provided by the titles and epithets assumed by its rulers. King Mayurasharma
Mayurasharma
defeated the armies of the Pallavas
Pallavas
of Kanchi
Kanchi
possibly with help of some native tribes
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Banavasi
BANAVASI ( Kannada
Kannada
: ಬನವಾಸಿ) is an ancient temple town in Uttara Kannada in the South Indian state of Karnataka
Karnataka
. Banavasi
Banavasi
was the ancient capital of the Kannada
Kannada
empire Kadamba who ruled entire Uttara Kannada district. They were the first native empire to give prominence to Kannada. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Location * 3 Agriculture * 4 Attractions * 5 Gallery * 6 See also * 7 References * 8 External links HISTORY Banavasi
Banavasi
is the oldest town in the Karnataka
Karnataka
state. It has grown up around the Madhukeshwara Temple built in the 9th century and dedicated to Lord Shiva
Lord Shiva
the supreme God in Shaivism
Shaivism
, a major branch of Hinduism
Hinduism

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Kuninda Kingdom
The KINGDOM OF KUNINDA (or KULINDA in ancient literature) was an ancient central Himalayan kingdom from around the 2nd century BCE to the 3rd century, located in the modern state of Uttarakhand and southern areas of Himachal in northern India
India
. CONTENTS * 1 Kingdom * 2 Coinage * 3 Rulers * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links KINGDOMThe history of the kingdom is documented from around the 2nd century BCE. They are mentioned in Indian epics and Puranas
Puranas
. The Mahabharata relates they were defeated by Arjuna
Arjuna
. One of the first kings of the Kuninda was Amoghbhuti, who ruled in the mountainous valley of the Yamuna and Sutlej rivers (in today's Uttarakhand and southern Himachal in northern India)
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Outline Of South Asian History
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the history of South Asia: HISTORY OF SOUTH ASIA – SOUTH ASIA includes the contemporary political entities of the Indian subcontinent
Indian subcontinent
and associated islands, therefore, its history includes the histories of India , Pakistan , Bangladesh , Nepal , Afghanistan , Bhutan , and the island nations of Sri Lanka and the Maldives
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Early Pandyan Kingdom
The EARLY PANDYAS of the Sangam period
Sangam period
were one of the four main kingdoms of the ancient Tamil country , the other three being the Cholas , the Cheras and Athiyamaan Dynasty. As with many other kingdoms around this period (earlier than 200 BCE), most of the information about the Early Pandyas come to us mainly through literary sources and some epigraphic, archaeological and numismatic evidence. The capital of the Early Pandyan kingdom was initially Korkai
Korkai
, Thoothukudi
Thoothukudi
around 600 BCE, and was later moved to Koodal (now Madurai) during the reign of Nedunjeliyan I
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Chera Dynasty
Maritime contacts Sangam period
Sangam period
Tamilakam Cheras Ays Ezhil Malai Confluence of religions Venad - Kingdom of Quilon Calicut Kolattunadu
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Halasi
HALASI ( Kannada
Kannada
ಹಳಸಿ) also called as Halsi or Halshi, is a town in Khanapur
Khanapur
Taluk, Belgaum
Belgaum
District in Karnataka
Karnataka
, India
India
. It is 14 km from Khanapur
Khanapur
and about 25 km from Kittur . It is famous for having been the capital of a branch of Kadamba Dynasty
Kadamba Dynasty
. The town is rich in historical monuments and temples and is near Khanapur
Khanapur
. Halasi
Halasi
is in Background of Western Ghats
Western Ghats
in lush green atmosphere. It was the second capital of the Kadambas
Kadambas
of Banavasi. The huge Bhuvaraha Narasimha temple has tall images of Varaha, Narasimha, Narayana and Surya
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Hangal
HANGAL, also spelled HANAGAL, HANUNGAL, and HUNGUL, is an historic town in Haveri district in the Indian state of Karnataka
Karnataka
. CONTENTS * 1 Location * 2 History * 3 Demographics * 4 Transport * 5 Temples * 5.1 Tarakeshwara Temple * 5.2 Jain temple at the fort * 5.3 Veerabhadra Temple * 5.4 Billeshwara Temple * 6 See also * 7 References * 8 External links LOCATION Hangal
Hangal
lies about 75 kilometres (47 mi) south of the city of Hubli-Dharwad , about 30 kilometres (19 mi) west of the Tungabhadra river and east of the Arabian sea
Arabian sea
. It is located on state road one, running north to south. A nearby body of water is the Anakere lake. The town is on level terrain in an agricultural district. HISTORYHungal is recorded as Panungal in early documents
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Pattadakal
PATTADAKAL, also spelled Paṭṭadakallu, is a UNESCO
UNESCO
inscribed World Heritage site
World Heritage site
featuring 6th and 7th-century Hindu
Hindu
( Shaivism
Shaivism
) and Jain
Jain
temples. It is a village and an important tourist centre in the state of Karnataka
Karnataka
and is located on the left bank of the Malaprabha River
Malaprabha River
in Bagalakote . It is 22 km from Badami
Badami
, and about 10 km from Aihole
Aihole
, both of which are well known for Chalukya monuments. It is 514 km from Bengaluru
Bengaluru
. The Pre- Chalukya historical and archaeological site Bachinagudda is also near Pattadakal
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Mahakuta
The MAHAKUTA GROUP OF TEMPLES is located in Mahakuta, a village in the Bagalkot district
Bagalkot district
of Karnataka
Karnataka
state, India. It is an important place of worship for Hindus and the location of a well-known Shaiva monastery. The temples are dated to the 6th or 7th century CE and were constructed by the early kings of the Chalukya dynasty
Chalukya dynasty
of Badami
Badami

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Badami
BADAMI, formerly known as VATAPI, is a town and headquarters of a taluk by the same name, in the Bagalkot district
Bagalkot district
of Karnataka
Karnataka
, India . It was the regal capital of the Badami Chalukyas from 540 to 757 AD. It is famous for its rock cut structural temples. It is located in a ravine at the foot of a rugged, red sandstone outcrop that surrounds Agastya lake. Badami
Badami
has been selected as one of the heritage cities for HRIDAY - Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana scheme of Government of India
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Aihole
AIHOḷE is a village having a historic temple complex in the Bagalkot district
Bagalkot district
of Karnataka
Karnataka
, India
India
and located 510 km from Bangalore
Bangalore
. It is known for Chalukyan architecture, with about 125 stone temples dating from 5th century CE, and is a popular tourist spot in north Karnataka
Karnataka
. It lies to the east of Pattadakal
Pattadakal
, along the Malaprabha River , while Badami
Badami
is to the west of both. With its collection of architectural structures, Aihoḷe temple complex is on the pending list of UNESCO World heritage sites
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Badami Chalukya Architecture
The BADAMI CHALUKYA ARCHITECTURE was a temple building idiom that evolved in the 5th – 8th centuries in the Malaprabha river basin, in present-day Bagalkot district
Bagalkot district
of Karnataka
Karnataka
state. This style is sometimes called the Vesara style and CHALUKYA STYLE. Their earliest temples date back to around 450 A.D. in Aihole
Aihole
when the Badami Chalukyas were vassals of the Kadambas of Banavasi . According to historian K.V. Sounder Rajan, the Badami Chalukyas
Badami Chalukyas
contribution to temple building matched their valor and their achievements in battle
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Ellora Kailasanathar Temple
The KAILASH ( IAST
IAST
: Kailāśa) or KAILASANATHA TEMPLE (Kailāsanātha) is one of the largest rock-cut ancient Hindu
Hindu
temples located in Ellora
Ellora
, Maharashtra
Maharashtra
, India
India
. A megalith carved out of one single rock, it is considered one of the most remarkable cave temples in India
India
because of its size, architecture and sculptural treatment. The Kailasanatha temple (Cave 16) is one of the 32 cave temples and monasteries known collectively as the Ellora
Ellora
Caves . Its construction is generally attributed to the 8th century Rashtrakuta
Rashtrakuta
king Krishna I in 756-773 CE. The temple architecture shows traces of Pallava
Pallava
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Maha-Meghavahana Dynasty
The MAHAMEGHAVAHANA DYNASTY (Mahā-Mēgha-Vāhana, c. 250s BC to 5th century CE) was an ancient ruling dynasty of Kalinga (modern-day Odisha state) after the decline of the Maurya Empire
Maurya Empire
. The third ruler of the dynasty, Kharavela is known by his Hathigumpha inscription
Hathigumpha inscription
. Kharavela patronised Jainism
Jainism
, but did not discriminate against other religions. ARCHITECTURE Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves is the most prominent example of Mahameghavahana dynasty work. These caves were built in 2nd Century BCE during the rule of King Kharavela . Udayagiri means "Sunrise Hill" and has 18 caves while Khandagiri has 15 caves
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