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Splendours of The Vijayanagara Empire: Architecture, Art & Painting

C Poornachand (Author) D. Kiran Kranth Choudary (Author)

This book ‘Splendours of The Vijayanagara Empire: Architecture, Art & Painting’, deals with the various  aspects  of  the Vijayanagara art in a spectrum way. The Vijayanagara Empire (1336-1646 CE) ruled over a vast region covering the whole of south India. The remarkable and enlightened sovereignty of its rulers had resulted in the dawn of new epoch in history and comparable with any of the golden eras of history and culture.


The Vijayanagara temple architecture is absolutely sumptuous and the minutiae, elegance & rich in decorations appear majestic and beautiful. The Vijayanagara Art has a unique place and distinguished it from the different schools of art in south India. The Vijayanagara art is presented in detail here which includes architecture, sculpture, art motifs and painting.
The basis for the evolution of different components in the Vijayanagara art is focused. Further a comparative study is made by taking into consideration of various schools of art. All these aspects are highly supported by the well documented beautiful illustrations.

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About the author

D. Kiran Kranth Choudary

Dr. D. Kiran Kranth Choudary (b. 1954) is professor of Ancient Indian History Culture & Archaeology, and also the Vice-Principal, S.V.U. College of International Studies, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati.  His field of specialization is Art and Architecture in which he contributed innovative articles.  He has completed three Research Projects sponsored by the University Grants Commission.  He has organized the IV Annual Conference, South Indian Numismatic Society and the 26th Annual Conference, A.P. History Congress.  He was the co-ordinator of the Association of Indian Universities, 78th Annual Meet of the All India Vice-Chancellors.  He also conducted three seminars on different themes.  He chaired many sessions in various conferences and seminars.  As a resource person he delivered lectures in different universities.  Dr. Choudary haspublished Five Prominent Temples of Bhubaneswar (1982), Ragadhuli (1984), Ramayana in Indian Art and Epigraphy (2006) and also edited Sankaram: Recent Researches on Indian Culture (2000), Prasadam, Recent Researches on Archaeology, Art, Architecture and Culture (2004), World Civilizations (2006), Studies in Indian Culture and Archaeology (2007).  He has sixty research papers to his credit published in reputed Research Journals.  He received training in Remote Sensing for Archaeology at NRSA, Hyderabad.  He served as Dean (E) and Special Officer (Evaluation) for the university and also former Head and Chairman, Board of Studies, Dept of A.I.H.C. & Archaeology.  He is associated with many academic bodies in various capacities.  As poet and creative writer he is associated with many literary and cultural organizations.

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Title Splendours of The Vijayanagara Empire: Architecture, Art & Painting
Format Hardcover
Date published: 07.08.2022
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789383221424
length xvii+246 p., 138 B/W & 58 Col. Illus., Glossary, Bibliography, Index; 29cm.