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The first-ever epigraphical reference to the date of death of Vijayanagar king Krishnadevaraya has been discovered at Honnenahalli in Tumakuru district in Karnataka.
- The inscription is written in Kannada.
As per the inscription:
- Krishnadevaraya, one of the greatest emperors of India who ruled from the South, died on October 17, 1529, Sunday, and incidentally this day was marked by a lunar eclipse.
- A village named Honnenahalli in Tumakuru was gifted for conducting worship to the god Veeraprasanna Hanumantha of Tumakuru.
About Vijayanagar ruler Krishnadevaraya:
- He was an emperor of the Vijayanagara Empire who reigned from 1509–1529.
- He belonged to Tuluva Dynasty.
- Krishna Deva Raya earned the titles Kannada Rajya Rama Ramana, Andhra Bhoja and Mooru Rayara Ganda.
- He became the dominant ruler of the peninsula of India by defeating the Sultans of Bijapur, Golconda, the Bahmani Sultanate and the Raja of Odisha.
- The great south Indian mathematician Nilakantha Somayaji also lived in the Empire of Krishnadevaraya.
- Portuguese travellers Domingo Paes and Fernao Nuniz also visited the Vijayanagara Empire during his reign.
- About Krishnadevaraya.
- His titles.
- His achievements- Cultural and architectural.
- Foreign travelers who visited his court.
- About Nilakantha Somayaji.
Write a note on Sri Krishnadevaraya.
Sources: the Hindu.