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THE CHOLA EMPIRE BY ANKIT BISHT
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THE CHOLA EMPIRE The chola dynasty was one of the longest-ruling dynasties in the history of southern india. h cedeu th of ladia frow the gtih to Ln . The founder of the chola empire was vijayalaya The dynasty originated in the r ch kaveri rver valley uraiyr was its oldest capital The cholas reached the height of their power during the tenth, eleventh and twelfth centuries
THE CHOLA EMPIRE . The kingdom is mentioned, however, in early tamil literature, and on one of the pillars of ashoka (273-232 ECE)
VUAYALAYA The founder of chola kingdom was vijayalaya who conauered the kingdom of tanjore during mid 8th century vijayalaya defeated the pallavas and took over tanjore from them . Due to the conflict between pallavas and pandyas, . Took the title of parakesar varman and built solesvara . Hte establishedl a temple of goddess nishumbhasudini vijayalaya occupiedl tanjore and made his capital. temple. (durga) in tanjore
ADITYA Aditua-i defeated pallava kina aparaiita and also parantaka viranarayana, the Rongu He was called bu Rodandarama He built 108 temples of lord shiva. Aditua helped his overlord the pallava kino parajita against the pandyas but soon defeated him and anmexed the whole of the pallava kingdom. The rashtrakuta king, erishna ii gave his daughter in marriage to aditya. ruler
PARANTAKA CHOLA tte was an anbitious ruler and engaged himself in wars of conquest from the beginning of his reign. He conquered madurai from the pandya ruler rajasimha ii e He assumed the title of madura konda (captor of madurai).
RAJARAJA CHOA e He was the one of the greatest chola rulers. He was one of the greatest kinas of the south india and was known as 'rajaraja the great'. He defeated the easten chalukyas of vegi, the pandyas of madurai and the gangas of mysore Rajaraja chola built a magnificent temple at tanjore, wh ch is named as rajarajeshwar after nis name. He built the brihadeeswarar tenmple in thanjavur.
RAJENDRA CHoLA . He went upto Bengal and became victorious on the banks of Ganges He was given the title of "Ganga,konda" (the victor of Ganges .He built up a new capital called qangaikondacholapuram . Rajendra chola's greatest achievements was the conquest of Andaman and Nicobar islands. During Rajendra chola reign the kingdom was called the Golden Age of cholas." He built sixteen miles long and three miles wide art ficial Lake which was one of the largest man-made lalkes in tndia.