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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Nilakanta Sastri felicitation volume: Parthiban marked it as to-read Jan 18, The same year, he succeeded Sakkottai Krishnaswamy Aiyangar [8] as the Professor of History and Archaeology at the Madras University[9] a post he held till Nilakanya Vasanth marked it as to-read May 25, Karashima notes that Sastri’s book njlakanta the only authoritative scholarly book on the south Indian history for a number of reasons: Maxwin marked it as to-read Feb 27, A settled and continuous narration of the political history of the Colas appears therefore not merely quite possible to undertake, but likely to be of more than transient interest.

Gleanings on social life from the Avadanas. Bethsheba Kharpor rated it liked it Aug 04, The case for such an undertaking becomes stronger if it is observed that, in its administrative system and in its literary and artistic achievement, Tamil civilisation may be said to have attained its high water mark under the Cola empire of the tenth to the thirteenth centuries. At the same time we should recognise that, in regard to certain points of the story, the preliminary researches, of which one should have desired to avail oneself, have yet to be made; and even the attempt to paint the picture as a whole may be the means, by drawing attention to their need, of bringing such researches into being.

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Nilakanta Sastri “. Jawahar K added it Nov 16, Prabasi Press Private, Ltd. 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, Nilakanta Sastri’s period there was rarely any interrogation of sources except in terms of authenticity and chronology.

Cholargal – Paagam 1 by K.A. Nilakanta Sastri

Nothing definite is known, however, of their connection with the early Colas. Mayil Vaganan rated it really liked it Mar 22, Ashok added it Jun 15, Siva Kumar is currently reading it May 30, This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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Karthi Keyan rated it really liked it Nov 14, On the history of the Colas, as on many other subjects of early Indian history, we had, till aboutlittle information of an authentic character. Archived from the original on 22 April 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.

Suganya rated it it was amazing Jul 14, Again, from about the twelfth century, there were a number of local dynasties which claimed also to be among the descendants of Karikala and to belong to the Kasyapa gotra.

Vaiyapuri Pillai for understanding Tamil literary works. View Post on Facebook. 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 Dec 22, Vijay Ramdu rated it it was amazing.

Badi marked it as to-read Nov 06, Sastri obtained his MA by coming first in the Madras Presidency. Badri marked it as to-read Jun 26, Nilakanta Sastri is regarded as the greatest and most prolific among professional historians of South India. This is a late Sthalapurana which is legendary and full of miracles.

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Selvan rated it really liked it Apr 26, Subbiah notes that Sastri attempted to portray South India as a distinct geocultural unit, and was keen to dissolve the growth of regionalism in South Indian historiography. Trivia About Cholargal – Paagam 1.

Divya rated it it was amazing Jan 25, Thus he was not able to analyze the changing meaning of words over time. Sharma writes of him as: Pradheap marked it as to-read Mar 08, Nearly two centuries before the rise of Vijayalaya in the neighbourhood of Tanjore.

He joined the Hindu College as lecturer in where he taught till I like your books sir. When, in the early years of the last century, Col.

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K. A. Nilakanta Sastri

To attempt a task of this cholaz in a subject which, thanks to fresh discoveries or new interpretations of old material, is apt to have its foundationsdisturbed from time to time, we are warned, to run the risk of our structure collapsing no sooner than it is reared. Besides xastri legendary pedigree there seems to be no evidence connecting them in any manner with the Colas of the Tamil country. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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