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The Satavahana Dynasty
3 months ago
Were Satavahanas Marathis or Telugus? Tamilakam (Both Tamil Nadu and Kerala was a region and Tamil was a primary language in that region in the past. Andhra Pradesh is a region but in the map of Satavahanas, it covered Modern Day Maharashtra, Northern Karnataka, Telangana and Eastern coastal Andhra Pradesh extended to the rivers of Godavari and Krishna but didn't conquer all the parts of Andhra Pradesh. It's uncertain that Satavahanas were Telugus. Prakrit wasn't even the language of Telugu speaking people.Telugu language did have the Telugu Brahmi Scirpt at that time. Probably, Satavahanas were from Maharashtra Region.