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The Pallava Dynasty
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In this Bytes lesson learn about the Pallava Dynasty, when they were in power and where they ruled.

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  1. PALLAVA DYNASTY


  2. The Pallava dynasty was a South Indian dynasty that existed from 275 CE to 897 CE, ruling a portion of southern India PALLAVA DYNASTY


  3. Pallava Karnataka Pallavas dominated the southern Andhra Pradesh and northern parts of the Tamil region for about 600 years until the end of the 9th century. Bay of Bengal Tamilnad


  4. Pallavas are most noted for their architecture, example the Shore Temple, a Unesco World Heritage Site in Mahabalipuram


  5. Early Pallava rule (up to around AD 550 and the arrival on the scene of Simhavishnu) Later Pallava rule (from Simhavishnu onwards)


  6. The Pallavas at the zenith of their power ruled present day Andhra Pradesh, the northern parts of Tamil Nadu, and parts of southern Karnataka. Their capital was at Kanchipuram


  7. Simhavishnu reigned around AD 550, beginning the Pallava revival that defeated the Kalabhras. He recreated a strong Pallava kingdom by subduing many kings in the south


  8. The Cholas drove the Pallavas away from Kanchi in the mid-4th century. The Pallavas re-captured Kanchi in the mid-6th century Thereafter the Pallavas held on to Kanchi until the 9th century. CHOLAS PALLAVAS