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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Bhattiprolu is a small village in Guntur District of Andhra Pradesh State in Southern India.The original name of Bhattiprolu was Pratipalapura, a flourishing Buddhist town in the ancient Sala kingdom that predated Andhra Satavahanas. From available inscriptional evidence, King Kuberaka was ruling over Bhattiprolu around 230 BC. Bhattiprolu is well known for its Buddha stupa (Vikramarka kota dibba) built about 3rd-2nd century BC. During excavations at Bhattiprolu there has been found linguistic evidence of a Telugu language that belongs to 3rd Century BC, and the progenitor of Brahmi script, well known as Bhattiprolu Script to historians.Merchants took the script to Southeast Asia where it parented the scripts of Mon, Burmese, Thai, Khmer, Javanese and Balinese languages. Their similarities to Telugu script can be discerned even today.
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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 77g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136769948
  • 9786136769943