History One-Liners for various competitive examinations
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Here are some important History one-liners for students competing for various exams
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1- The founder of the Pallava dynasty was Simhavishnu.
2-Narashimvarman I wrote the book Mattavilasa Prahasana.
3-Dandin lived in the court of Narasimhavarman II. He was the author of Dasakumaracharitam.
4- Mahamalla is another name for Narasimhavarman I which meant a wrestler.
5-Narasimhavarman II was considered as the most important ruler of the Pallava dynasty.
6-Narasimhavarman II founded Kailasanatha Temple and the Shore Temple at Mahabalipuram.
7- A Pallava ruler Narasimhavarman defeated Pulikeshin II and adopted the title Vatapikonda.
8-The Ratha temples at Mahabalipuram (Seven Pagodas) were created by Narasimhavarman I.
1-Gopala founded the Pala dynasty in 750 AD. Famous Odandapuri University was founded by him.
2- Pala king Dharmapala founded the Vikramsila and Sompur Universities.
3-Vijayasena who founded the Sena dynasty destroyed the Pala power.
1- Dandidurga founded the Rashtrakuta dynasty in 753 AD with the capital at Manyakhed or Malkhed.
2- The Rashtrakuta ruler Krishna I founded the Kailasanath Temple at Ellora.
3-Rashtrakuta ruler Amoghavarsha I wrote Prasnottarmalika. He also wrote ‘Kavirajamarga’ which is the earliest Kannada
work on poetics.
4-Krishna III (940 -968) was the last great ruler of Rashtrakuta dynasty.
5- Thiala II had overthrown the power of the Rashtrakuta.
1- Pratiharas– They belong to the 36 clans of Rajputs. They are also called Gurjara.
2- Nagabhatta I (725- 740) founded the dynasty.
3- Mihir Bhoja, Pratihara ruler adopted the title ‘Adivaraha’.
4- It was Nagabhatta II, who made Kanauj his capital.
5-Sulthan Muhammed of Ghazni known to has entred Kanauj during the period of the Pratiharas.
6- The last ruler of this dynasty was Yashpal.
Temples and Builders
1-Chenna Kesava Temple, Belur- Vishnuvardhana.
2-Brihadeswara Temple, Tanjavur- RajaRaja Chola.
3-Khajuraho Temples– Chandellas.
4-Meenakshi Temple at Madurai- Nayaka Rulers.
5-Rajarajeshwara Temple, Tanjavur- Raja Raja I.
6-Shiva Temple at Tanjavur- Raja Raja Chola
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