Gangadevi

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Madura Vijayam 1924 Edition

Gangadevi, also known as Gangambika, was a Kannadiga princess[citation needed] and poet in the Vijayanagara Empire during the 14th century and chronicled the story of the victory of her husband, Kumara Kampana, son of Bukka Raya I, over the Muslims in Madurai in the form of a poem. The title of the eight chapter poem was Madhura Vijayam, also known as Veerakamparaya Charitram.[1][2]

Notes

  1. ^ Suryanath U. Kamath, A Concise history of Karnataka from pre-historic times to the present,Jupiter books, MCC, 2001 (Reprinted 2002), p162
  2. ^ Devi, Ganga (1924). Sastri, G Harihara; Sastri, V Srinivasa, eds. Madhura Vijaya (or Virakamparaya Charita): An Historical Kavya (PDF). Trivandrum, British India: Sridhara Power Press. Retrieved 21 June 2016. 
  • Suryanath U. Kamath, A Concise history of Karnataka from pre-historic times to the present, Jupiter books, MCC, Bangalore, 2001 (Reprinted 2002) OCLC: 7796041


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