DMPQ Premium-State the contributions of Qutubshahi to Andhra history.

Qutub Shahi dynasty included the rule of  Quli Qutub Shah (1512-1543), Jamshed Qutub Shah (1543-1550), Ibrahim Qutub Shah (1550-1580), Mohammed Quli Qutub Shah (1580-1611), Abdulla Hussain Qutub Shah (1611-1658), Abul Hasan Qutub Shah (1658-1687).  The main part of Golconda State was Telangana.  Though, Telugu was not their mother tongue, Golconda rulers learned Telugu language.  Quli … Read more

DMPQ Premium-Asses the role of nayankara system in cementing the vijyanagara empire.

Vijayanagar rulers gave due importance to provincial administration.  The administration which existed in the provinces was called as ‘Nayankara system’. According to the system, all the land were owned by the rulers.  He distributed the lands to his generals.  They functioned under his control and acted as feudal lords.  This administrative system flourished during the … Read more

DMPQ Premium-During the Vijayanagar Empire Sculpture art reached new heights. Analyse the above statement.

. Sculpture was integrally linked with architecture in the creation of Vijayanagar temples. Large life-size figures of men, women, gods, and goddesses adorn the gopuram of many Vijayagara temples. Temple pillars often have engravings of charging horses or hippogryphs (yali)—horses standing on hind legs with their fore legs lifted and riders on their backs. The … Read more

DMPQ Premium-Discuss the contribution of Tenali ramkrishna in the promotion of Telugu litreture.

Garlapati Tenali Ramakrishna, popularly known as Tenali Rama and Vikata Kavi, was another sixteenth-century court poet of the Vijayanagara empire and also one of the Ashtadiggajas. His family had originally hailed from Tenali in Guntur District, he was born in a Telugu Niyogi Brahmin family. His famous work Panduranga Mahatyamu is one among the Pancha … Read more

DMPQ Premium-Under the Kaktiya dynasty Andhra region witnessed the emrgence of finest litreture and culture. Explain the above statement.

Andhra under the Kakatiyas witnessed considerable literary activity. Sanskrit occupied the place of pride and was the language of the educated few. Many epigraphs of this period are written in Kavya-style of Sanskrit. The noted poets who were the authors of the epigraphs of this age are Nandi, Acchitendra Antantasuri and Iswarasuri. The greatest Sanskrit … Read more

DMPQ Premium-Discuss the political significance of Kaktiyas and describe how delhi sultanate defeated them.

The 12th and the 13th centuries saw the emergence of the Kakatiya dynasty. They were at first the feudatories of the Western Chalukyas of Kalyani, ruling over a small territory near Warangal. A ruler of this dynasty, Prola II (1110–1158) extended his sway to the south and declared his independence. His successor Rudra (1158–1195) pushed … Read more

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