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History of Karur

Karur was built on the banks of River Amaravathi which was called Aanporunai during the Sangam days. The names of the early Chera kings who ruled from Karur, have been found in the rock inscriptions in Aru Nattar Malai close to Karur. The Tamil e ...

Tattuvarayar

Tattuvarayar was an ascetic scholar and disciple of Svarupananda Desikar in the late 14th century - early 15th century time. He composed an anthology of verses on the Advaita philosophy called Kurundirattu containing about 1400 verses around the ...

History of Telangana

The history of Telangana, located in the Deccan region, includes its governance by many rulers. It was ruled by the Satavahana Dynasty, the Kakatiya Dynasty, the Musunuri Nayaks the Delhi Sultanate, the Bahmani Sultanate, Golconda Sultanate. In 1 ...

History of Tripura

The State of Tripura has a long history. The Twipra Kingdom at its peak included the whole eastern region of Bengal from the Brahmaputra River in the north and west, the Bay of Bengal in the south and Burma to the east during the 14th and 15th ce ...

Comilla

Comilla, officially known as Cumilla, is a city in the Chittagong Division of Bangladesh, located along the Dhaka-Chittagong Highway. It is the administrative centre of the Comilla District, part of the Chittagong Division. Comilla is the second- ...

Mukut Manikya

Mukut Manikya was briefly the ruler of Tripura during the late 15th century. Mukut got the throne after a brief reign of Pratap Manikya II and Vijaya I, who was probably his elder brother and nephew on the paternal side, respectively. It is possi ...

Pratap Manikya II

Though Pratap Manikya is stated in the Rajmala to be a son of Dharma Manikya I, later scholarship proved this to be chronologically improbable. It is instead believed that he was Dharmas grandson, with his father being Ratna Manikya I. There were ...

Ratna Manikya I

Ratna Manikya I, also known as Ratna Fa, was the Maharaja of Tripura from 1462 to the late 1480s. Though he had gained the throne by overthrowing his predecessor, Ratnas reign was notable for the peace and prosperity it had entailed in the region ...

Vijaya Manikya I

Vijaya Manikya I was the Maharaja of Tripura briefly during the late 15th century. A minor when he ascended the throne, Vijay managed after the murder of his predecessor Pratap Manikya II, who was probably his father. His reign is excluded from R ...

History of Uttar Pradesh

The history of Uttar Pradesh the Northern Indian state, stretches back technically to its formation on 1 April 1937 as the North-Western Provinces of Agra and Awadh, but the region itself shows the presence of human habitation dating back to betw ...

Kuchesar

Kuchesar is a princely estate in Bulandshahr district, state of Uttar Pradesh, at a distance of 80 km from Delhi, off the NH 24. It was the seat of Jagirdari, or princely estate, during British Raj. The rulers of Kuchesar because of their mud For ...

History of Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand, India. Literally Northern Land or Section in Sanskrit, the name of Uttarakhand finds mention in the early Hindu scriptures as the combined region of Kedarkhand and Manaskhand. Uttarakhand was the ancient Puranic term for the Central ...

Jaunsar-Bawar

Jaunsar-Bawar is a hilly region, 85 km from Mussoorie, in Chakrata tehsil, in Dehradun district. Ethnically, Jaunsar-Bavar consists of two regions inhabited by two major groups: Jaunsar, in the lower half, while the snow top area is called Bavar, ...

Kumaon Kingdom

The Kunindas was the first ruling dynasty of Kumaon and reigned from 500 BCE to CE 600. In 1791, the Gurkhas of Nepal expanding their Empire to the West across the Kali river, invaded Almora, the seat of the Kumaon Kingdom and other parts of the ...

Laldhang

Laldhaang लालढांग is located at 29.85°N 78.32°E  / 29.85, 78.32. It has an average elevation of 372 metres 1.220 ft. It is situated 19.4 km from Haridwar city at the edge of Rajaji National Park, off National Highway 74 NH-74.

West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee

The West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee is the unit of the Indian National Congress for the state of West Bengal. Head office Bidhan Bhavan, located in Kolkata Dr. Lalmohon Bhattacharya road. The current President of West Bengal Congress Somen ...

History of Nishapur

The history of Nishapur begins with the citys founding during the Sasanian dynasty, the city is located in the eastern province of Khorasan and served as the seat of the governor and commander in chief of the province. Nishapur retained its impor ...

History of Gilan

Until the 7th century AD, Gilan was in the sphere of influence of the consecutive Achaemenid, Seleucid, Parthian, and Sasanid empires ruling Iran. It seems that the Gelae Gilites entered the region in the southern part of the Caspian coast and We ...

History of Khuzestan Province

The history of Khuzestan Province, a province in southwestern Iran, extends from the ancient pre-Aryan Elamite civilization to the modern day Islamic Republic.

History of Bukhara

The history of Bukhara stretches back for millennia. The origin of its inhabitants goes back to the period of Aryan immigration into the region. The city itself, currently the capital of the Bukhara Province of Uzbekistan, is about two and a half ...

Quchan

Quchan is a city and capital of Quchan County, in Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran. It is located due south of the border city of Ashgabat. At the 2006 census, its population was 96.953, in 25.066 families.

Torbat-e Jam

Torbat-e Jawm is a city and capital of Torbat-e Jam County, in Khorasan Province, Iran. At the 2016 census, its population was 100.449. Torbat-e Jam is one of the ancient cities of Greater Khorasan. Torbat-e jām is an ancient city. It is approxim ...

Magh Adhair

Magh Adhair is a former inauguration site and place of archaeological significance located near the village of Quin, County Clare, in Ireland. Traditionally known as the place in which the kings of Thomond were installed, most notably the OBriens ...

Georgian Dublin

Georgian Dublin is a phrase used in terms of the history of Dublin that has two interwoven meanings: To describe the modern day surviving buildings in Dublin erected in that period and which share that architectural style. To describe a historic ...

History of Dublin to 795

Dublin is Irelands oldest settlement. The historic town grew up on the southern bank of the River Liffey, a few kilometres upstream from the rivers outfall into Dublin Bay. The original settlement was situated on a ridge overlooking a shallow for ...

Irishtown, Dublin

Irishtown is an inner suburb of Dublin, Ireland. It is situated on the southside of the River Liffey, between Ringsend to the north and Sandymount to the south, and is to the east of the River Dodder.

Priory of All Hallows

All Hallows was founded in 1166 by Diarmait Mac Murchada shortly before his deposition as by King of Leinster. It was situated east of the walled city in an area known as "Hoggin Green" or "Hogges Green" or "Le Hogges". It was an Araosian Augusti ...

Earl Erne

Earl Erne, of Crom Castle in the County of Fermanagh, is a title in the Peerage of Ireland. It was created in 1789 for John Creighton, 2nd Baron Erne, who had earlier represented Lifford in the Irish House of Commons. He had already been made Vis ...

Coill Ua bhFiachrach

Killovyeragh or Coill Ua bh-Fiachrach was a sub division of the Ui Fiachrach Aidhne roughly coextensive with, but larger than, the parish of Kinvara in the south of County Galway, in the west of Ireland. The O hEidhin clan were chiefs of this dis ...

History of County Kildare

County Kildare in the province of Leinster, Ireland, was first defined as a diocese in 1111, shired in 1297 and assumed its present borders in 1836. Its location in the Liffey basin on the main routes from Dublin to the south and west meant it wa ...

Oughaval, County Laois

Oughaval, sometimes called Oakvale, is a townland in the civil parish of Stradbally, County Laois, in Ireland. It is the site of a sixth-century monastic settlement.

Corca Oiche

The Corca Oiche, meaning "the race of Oiche" was an ancient tribe, possibly of Pictish origin, existing since pre-Christian times in Ireland. It is possible that they descend from the Cruthin, a people whose territory existed near Lough Neagh in ...

Kilmallock Abbey

Kilmallock Abbey or St. Saviours Priory is a 13th-century Dominican Friary in the town of Kilmallock on the banks of the River Loobagh.

Glenconkeyne

Glenconkeyne is an ancient Irish district in what is now southern County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Glenconkeyne formed the western portion of the former barony of Loughinsholin, with the ancient districts of Clandonnell, Killetra, and Tomlag ...

Cathedral of Saint Mel in Ardagh

The Cathedral of Saint Mell is the name given to the ruins of a small, Early Medieval church in the village of Ardagh, County Longford in Ireland, not to be confused with St Mels Cathedral in the town of Longford. Church reform in the 12th centur ...

Townley Hall

Townley Hall is a Georgian country house which stands in parkland at Tullyallen some 5 km west of Drogheda, County Louth in the Republic of Ireland. It was designed by Irish architect Francis Johnston for the Townley Balfour family and built betw ...

The Black Friary

Its believed that the first patron of the friary was Geoffrey de Geneville and that it was founded in 1263, just outside the town walls of Trim. Geoffrey de Geneville retired to the friary and was buried there in 1314. The friary was an important ...

Teltown

Teltown is a townland in County Meath, Ireland, for the area between Oristown and Donaghpatrick Kells. It was named for the Irish mythological figure or goddess, Tailtiu. The Tailtin Fair was held there in medieval times as a revival of the ancie ...

Classiebawn Castle

Classiebawn Castle is a country house built for The 3rd Viscount Palmerston on what was formerly a 10.000-acre estate on the Mullaghmore peninsula near the village of Cliffoney, County Sligo, in the Republic of Ireland. The current castle was lar ...

Hazelwood House, Sligo

Hazelwood House is an 18th-century Palladian style country house located in a 70-acre demesne in the parish of Calry, some 2 miles south-east of the town of Sligo in north-west Ireland. It has been described as one of County Sligos most neglected ...

Lissadell

Lissadell is the name attached to three townlands in north County Sligo on Magherow peninsula west of Benbulben. Until the late 16th century Lissadell was part of the tuath of Cairbre Drom Cliabh under the Lords of Sligo, O Conchobhair Sligigh. L ...

Emly Cathedral

Emly Cathedral, is a former cathedral in the Republic of Ireland. It was formerly in the Diocese of Emly, then the Archdiocese of Cashel and then the Diocese of Cashel and Waterford It was destroyed by fire in 1192, again in 1827 and by 1876 was ...

Soloheadbeg

Sologhead beg or Solohead beg is a townland and civil parish in County Tipperary, Ireland, lying northwest of Tipperary town.

Woodstown

Woodstown is home to a historic settlement measuring 1.5 km by 0.5 km, located on the southern bank of the River Suir, about 5.5 km west of Waterford City in the southeast of Ireland. This site should not be confused with Woodstown beach which is ...

County Wexford (1914–23)

County Wexford is a county located in the south-east of Ireland. The period 1916–1923 was one of the most turbulent in the countys history. In 1914 Ireland was still part of the United Kingdom. During World War I much war-related activity took pl ...

Bishop of Glendalough

The Bishop of Glendalough was an episcopal title which took its name after the monastery at Glendalough in County Wicklow, Republic of Ireland. An Irish version of the place name, Glenndalocha, is now used for a titular see.

Waterford Jail disaster

The Waterford Jail Disaster occurred early morning on March 4th, 1943 when the wall of the old city jail at Ballybricken in Waterford, Ireland, collapsed onto nearby houses, killing nine people and injuring seventeen. Old Waterford prison was bui ...

Fiq, Syria

Fiq was a Syrian town in the Golan Heights that administratively belonged to Al Quneitra Governorate. It sat at an altitude of 349 meters and had a population of 2.800 in 1967. It was the administrative center of the Fiq District of Al Quneitra. ...

Bottonuto

The Bottonuto was an ancient district of Milan, Italy, located near the center of the city. Dating back to Roman times, in the late 19th the district had become a place of ill repute, brothels and open-air outhouses. It was demolished between the ...

Coperto dei Figini

The Coperto dei Figini was a Renaissance porticated building located in what is now Piazza del Duomo, the central square in Milan, Italy. The construction began in 1467 on a design by architect Guiniforte Solari, ordered by Pietro Figino. The bui ...