The Thalavaipuram copper plate, belonging to the period between 1018 and 1054 brought out by the Pandya kings, describes giant waves, most possibly a tsunami. And there is more hyperbole: the valiant Pandya kings “stopped” the tsunami. An earlier copper plate, the Seevaramangalam plate of 784 AD, also talks about a tsunami.
Which one of the following pairs is NOT correctly matched?
The Rigveda is the oldest and the most highly valued work of the Hindus. This Samhita (Collection) is unique in its nature. In fact, it is not a book, but a compilation composed of several books which can be individually distinguished from each other. The present from of this Samhita clearly indicates that the collection is not a single work, but consists of older and later elements.
Which of the following cities was founded by Krishnadevaraya?
The ruler of Tuluva dynasty, Sri Krishnadevaraya founded the town Nagalapur (near Vijayanagar) in the memory of his mother Nagala Devi and built tanks, temples, gopurams, etc. in various parts of the empire. He was known as Andhara Bhoja or Abhinav Bhoja.
Which Rashtrakuta ruler built the famous Kailash temple of Shiva at Ellora?
The Kailasa temple (Cave 16) is one of the 34 cave temples and monasteries known collectively as the Ellora Caves. Its construction is generally attributed to the eighth century Rashtrakuta king Krishna I ( r . c. 756 – 773)