South-Indian Inscriptions Volume 9-10

South-Indian Inscriptions Volume 9-10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...8. Pillaiyar, 'the son pillai) par excellence, ' is the popular designation of Siva's elder son Ganesa. Throughout this line, the superscribed vowels (t and -) are very faint. 4 Read eurSleu/rnrir. 6 Arav-auai, 'he whose couch is the serpent (eesha), ' is an epithet of Vishnu, as well as Mal, Ari (i.e., Hari) and Keeava. According to the list of Sivasthalat, which is prefixed to the Madras edition of the Periyapwanam, Kanapper is the name of a place in Pandi-nadu, i.e., the Pandya country. 'From this surname of the Pandya country, we may conclude that Rajaraja really conquered it, as hinted in the panegyrical preamble of his inscriptions by the words Q&y$iu srrpQ s& Qsnm. and the sun endure, fifty plantains to the treasury of the lord in payment of the interest, --which amounts to fifteen kaeu (per year), --on the one hundred and tweDty kaeu, which they have received after (the harvest of) the paeaa in the twenty-ninth year (of the reign) of the lord ari-Rajarajadeva, --the rate of interest being one eighth kaeu per year for each kaeu. 6. The citizens of the great market (per-angadi) (called after) Tribhu vanamahadev i1 within the limits of Tafijavur, (a city) in javur-kurram, have to supply every day, as long as the moon and the sun endure, twenty-five plantains to the treasury of the lord in payment of the interest, --which amounts to seven and a half kaeu (per year), --on the sixty kaeu, which they have received after (the harvest of) the paeaa in the twenty-ninth year (of the...show more

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