Indian Antiquary Volume 6

Indian Antiquary Volume 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...regard for his rightful king probably prevented Someevara from giving the naked truth, and moved him to introduce the Gilrj arariij alakshmi as clert ea: 'IN/ILCII. Mi. If Someevara. does not misrepresent his own position at L a v a n a p r a s ii d a's court, he probably was not without influence on the latter's course of action. It is also probable that the same feeling prevents 'him from mentioning any hostile engagements which, no doubt, occurred between the two Dholkzi chiefs and Bhirnadeva. Throughout the remainder of his work he speaks of Viradhavala as of an independent prince, who owned allegiance to nobody, and ignores the king of Piithan entirely. The same line is adopted in the inscriptions of Viradhavala's two ministers V a s t u p all a and T e j a p ii la, who, as Someevara states in the third canto of the Kirtikaumudi, were engaged shortly after the occurrence described above. Neither in the Abs nor in the Girnair inscriptions of the two brothers is B h i m a d e v a mentioned with a single word, though another Abii inscription of the same time acknowledges him as lord paramountrl' On the other hand L a v a. 1_1 ap ras iida and Viradhavala are given the titles ma/zllrzija and malzdrlijddltirfija. The time of LavaI_1apraszida's defection can be fixed approximately from Vastupelafs Girniir inscriptions. Therei Vastnpela says that he transacted the 'business with the seal' in Gujarat since l276Vikrama (1219-2OA.D.). The portions of the Chaulukya kingdom which Lavanapraside. and Viradhavala. ' saved' were, besides the Dholkai and Dliandhfika districts, Khambay, Iiiita, and Godhrii, which are mentioned by Someevara as subject more

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  • Paperback | 234 pages
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  • English
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  • 1236969774
  • 9781236969774