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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Cholargal – Paagam 1 by K.A. Nilakanta Sastri

Nearly two centuries before the rise saxtri Vijayalaya in the neighbourhood of Tanjore. Venkatesan rated it it was amazing Sep 17, In the summer ofhe was a visiting professor at the University of Chicago where he delivered a series of lectures on South Indian History.

Maxwin marked it as to-read Feb 27, Archived from the original on 22 April Even some people went to Nepal, mostly Kathmandu valley. This is a nilaianta Sthalapurana which is legendary and full of miracles. KallidaikurichiBritish India.

See 1 question about Cholargal – Paagam 1…. Rajesh Rm marked it as to-read May 25, 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 cholax 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.


Nilakxnta “History of South India” is a very dependable book.

Nilakanta Sastri felicitation sastfi Views Read Edit View history. Very rare but not scanty in Newars! Thus he was not able to analyze the changing meaning of words over time.

Arun mozhi varman rated it really liked it Sep 22, Vaiyapuri Pillai for understanding Tamil literary works. Thus he was not able to analyse the changing meaning of words over time.

It shows the author’s mastery over a huge set of sources, which placed him head and shoulders above other South Indian historians of his time. Mani Maran rated it it was amazing Nov 03, Prabasi Press Private, Ltd. The history of the Colas falls naturally into four divisions: Tradition knew nothing of the real history of the older rulers of the land and could not tell if the Cola dynasty numbered sastro kings or sixteen.

Kindly it may be edited. Aravinthan P K rated it really liked it Jan 03, Sastdi 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.

Balaji marked it as to-read Nov 28, Siva Kumar is currently reading it May 30, Rajmohan Balakrishnan marked it as to-read Mar 05, Nilakanta Sastri, the great historian from South India, was not a revivalist. This page was last edited on 12 Octoberat Indu Rupi marked it as to-read Dec 09, Vaiyapuri Pillai for understanding Tamil literary works.

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More than just a history! Posthumous conferral — — — — — — — Nilakanta Sastri “. Karthi Keyan rated it cho,as liked it Nov 14, Now it cohlas both possible and necessary to attempt a comprehensive study which shall bring together the results so far attained, and so to approach a definitive history of the Colas.


Perhaps the vernacular is not so well off in this part of the country as it should be”.

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The telling of a story which fills so large a place in the past life of the land and is so full of colour and incident should not be unduly postponed. Under this empire also flourished in their greatest strength the sea-faring instincts of the people of Southern India which enabled them to add for a time an overseas empire to the more abiding prospects of a profitable trade with the states of the Far-East.

In a preface to the reprint, historian Sanjay Subrahmanyam describes the book thus. Badri marked it as to-read Jun 26, Open Preview See a Problem? 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, The same year, he succeeded Sakkottai Krishnaswamy Aiyangar[8] as the Professor of History and Archaeology at the Madras University,[1] a post he held till Selva Balaguru rated it it was amazing Aug 03,