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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See Krishna2.

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  • In the Telugu lands, the Andhras were succeeded by the Ikshvaku dynasty (3rd century), notable for donations to a Buddhist stupa on the Nagarjunikonda (hill), on the Kistna above Amaravati; by the12

    c. South India

  • These competed with Maesolia at the mouth of the Kistna and especially with the rich western port of Barygaza (Broach) in thriving trade with the Roman Empire.

    c. South India

  • Sculptures about the great Buddhist stupa of Amaravati on the lower Kistna reveal union of Hindu traditional style with its crowding and naturalism, already more refined than at Bharhut and Sanchi, with Greco-Buddhist motifs which were borrowed from Gandhara and in turn transmitted to Malaya, Sumatra-Java, Cambodia, and Champa.

    b. The Deccan

  • The first Chalukya dynasty in Maharashtra advanced from Aihole on the upper Kistna to nearby Vatapi (or Badami, c. 550) and to Banavasi (566–97) at the expense of the Kadambas.

    c. South India

  • Very likely by this epoch the Satakani had extended control over the properly Andhra Teluga (Dravidian) lands of the Godavari and Kistna deltas.

    b. The Deccan

  • The Kakatiyas reigned in the east at Kakati or Warangal between the Godavari and the Kistna.

    1076-1147

  • Vijayanagar (present Hampi), founded by two brothers from the region of Warangal, fought steadily against the neighboring states of sultans north of Kistna and Tungabhadra.

    1076-1147

  • Diamonds were first obtained from the Golconda mines in India near the river Kistna.

    Zolar’s Magick Of Color

  • Toombuddra, which had once been their frontier line; and the Nizam had for his share all the country from the river Kistna to the Pennar, including the forts of Gunjecottah and Cudapa.

    The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. From George III. to Victoria

  • Row, the Peishwa of the Mahrattas, who crossed the Kistna with an immense body of cavalry, and not only deprived him of some of his recent acquisitions, but compelled him to pay thirty two lacs of rupees.

    The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. From George III. to Victoria

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