Karnata Empire


Karnata Empire

The Karnata Empire or Karnataka Empire ("Karnata Rajya") is an alternate name for the Vijayanagara Empire. This name has been used in some important Vijayanagara inscriptionscite web|title=Telugu Inscriptions from Vijayanagar Dynasty, vol16, Introduction|url=http://inscriptions.whatisindia.com/|author=Dr. K.V.Ramesh|publisher=What Is India Publishers (P) Ltd., Saturday, December 30, 2006 |work=Archaeological Survey of India|accessdate=2006-12-31] K.A. Nilakanta Sastry, History of South India, From Prehistoric times to fall of Vijayanagar, 1955, OUP, (Reprinted 2002), p268] and literary works of the Vijayanagara times including the Sanskrit work "Jambavati Kalyanam" by King Krishnadevaraya and Telugu work "Vasu Charitamu".New Light on Hampi, Recent research in Vijayanagara, edited by John M. Fritz and George Michell, MARG, 2001, p14]

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* K.A. Nilakanta Sastry, History of South India, From Prehistoric times to fall of Vijayanagar, 1955, OUP, New Delhi (Reprinted 2002) ISBN 0-19-560686-8
* New Light on Hampi, Recent research in Vijayanagara, edited by John M. Fritz and George Michell, MARG, 2001, ISBN 81-85026-53-X
* [http://inscriptions.whatisindia.com Indian Inscriptions - Archeological Survey Of India]


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