Indian History

Hoysalas

  • Nripakama II/Sala was the founder of Hoysala Dynasty.
  • Dvarasamudra(Halebid) was the capital of Hoysalas.
  • Belur was the first capital of Hoysalas.
  • Hoysalas ruled most of present day state of Karnataka.
  • Vinayaditya was the son and successor of Nripakama II.
  • The period of reign of Nripakama II was 1026 - 1047 A.D.
  • Bittaga Vishnuvardhana was the real maker of the Hoysala Kingdom.
  • The Chennakesava Temple at Belur and Hyasaleswara temple at Halebidu were built during the reign of Vishnuvardhana.
  • Talakadugonda and Veera Ganga were the titles of Vishnuvardhana.
  • The Hoysala king Narasimha I killed Chalukya Tailapa III.
  • Narasimha I was overthrown by his son Veera Ballala II.
  • Kedareshwara temple at Halebidu and Amritheswara temple at Chikmagalur were built during the period of Veera Ballala II.
  • Ballala II had the title of Cholarajyapratishtacharya.
  • Chalukya Somesvara IV was defeated by Ballala II.
  • Ballala II married daughter of Kulothunga Chola III.
  • Narasimha II defeated Sundarapandya in the battle of Mahendra Mangalam.
  • Kannanur Kuppam was the second capital of Narasimha II.
  • Narasimha II helped Rajaraja Chola III against the Pandya invasions.
  • Someswara conquered Magadalam in 1236.
  • Veera Ballala III was the son and successor of Narasimha III.
  • Veera Ballala III was the last ruler of Hoyasala Dynasty.
  • The period of reign of Veera Ballala III was 1292 - 1343 A.D.
  • Hoysalas divided the kingdom into Nadus, Kampanas, Vishayas and Deshas.
  • Schools learning during the period of Hoysalas were called Ghatikas.
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