Inscription of Vijayanagar King Krishnadevaraya Period Was Found

Normally, the death of the king is not recorded in the inscription, which is one of those rare records.

Inscription of Vijayanagar King Krishnadevaraya Period Was Found

27 February 2021 Current Affairs:In Honnenahalli in the Tumakuru region of Karnataka, the first demographic reference (inscription) of the date of the death of Vijayanagar King Krishnadevaraya was discovered.
Highlights:
♦ Normally, the death of the king is not recorded in the inscription, which is one of those rare records.
♦ According to the inscription, Krishnadevaraya was one of India’s greatest emperors, ruled from the south, and died on October 17, 1529 (Sunday).
♦ By the way, this day is marked by a lunar eclipse.
♦ The inscription is carved on a plate on the north side of Gopalakrishna Temple in Honnenahalli, Tumakuru District.
♦ The inscription founded also records the gifts in the village of Honnenahalli in Tumakuru to worship the god Veeraprasanna Hanumantha in Tumakuru. The inscription is written in Kannada.
Krishnadevaraya:
He was the ruler of the Vijayanagar Empire (1509-29 AD) of the Tuluva Dynasty. His rule is characterized by expansion and consolidation. He is famous for building some exquisite temples and adding impressive fish purses to many important South Indian temples. He also followed his mother to establish a suburban town called Nagalapuram near Vijayanagar. He wrote a work on national policy in Telugu (Amuktamalyada).
Vijayanagar:
Vijayanagara or “Victory City” is both the name of the city and the empire. The empire was established in the 14th century (1336 AD) by Harihara and Bukka of the Sangama dynasty. They made Hampi the capital. In 1986, Hampi was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It stretches from the Krishna River in the north to the southernmost tip of the peninsula. The Vijayanagar Empire was ruled by four important dynasties, namely: Sangama, Saluva, Tuluva, Aravidu.

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