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Krishnadeva Raya- Golden Age of Telugu Literature

History Under Your Feet

We have seen in the previous two posts, the Ascent of Sri Krishna Deva Raya  and his  conquest of Raichur, that proved to be the high point of Vijayanagara empire. Sri Krishna Deva Raya, apart from being a renowned warrior, able administrator was also an excellent writer himself, and a patron of arts and culture. In his reign, Vijayanagara was not only militarily and politically powerful, but also a thriving center for learning and arts. It was where all the writers, poets, artistes, sculptors flocked to, produce some of the finest works ever.  While his reign is described often as the Golden Age of Telugu Literature,  equal patronage was also given to Kannada, Tamil and Sanskrit authors and writers. Krishna Deva Raya himself was a polyglot, fluent in Telugu, Kannada, Tuluva. He was praised  as “Narasimha Krishna Deva Raya” at whose name the Turks quivered and elephants ran away…

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