If one digs deeper into the historical annals of the sangam literature, the prominent association of the ancient dutch traders with coastal kerala during this period had paved the way for the present-day dutch embassy to voluntarily extend its support to the event which is scheduled to be held between june 14-16. It is only in the sangam age that the history of kerala emerges from myths and legends the sangam age refers to the period during which sangam literature was composed sangam literally means academy and these great works in tamil were written in the first four centuries of the christian era. The ancient tamil sangam literature (470 books) many written by tamil aristocracy of kerala speak about jainism dravidian hinduism and buddhism but not christianity. In this video we explained sangam age in this we cover sangam period, sangam literature, the cholas, the pandyas, sangam society and sangam polity. The sangam period is the classical period in the history of tamil nadu, kerala and other parts of south india, spanning about the 3rd century bce to the 3rd century ce.
Kerala from sangam to dutch period introduction kerala has a unique geographical position kerala has a rich culture and is the meeting point of many types of ideologies, ideas and religious views travelers, merchants and rulers visited kerala and influenced its history. The dutch supremacy lasted only for a short period before the british entry into kerala in 1725, the french established their base at mahe but unlike in the african continent, they were unable to make a move in on. Dutch period dutch commander de lannoy surrenders to marthanda varma at the battle of colachel (1741) mushika kingdom – the mushika kingdom was an ancient kingdom of the tamil sangam period in present-day kerala, india, ruled by a royal dynasty of the same name it was one of the five primary ruling dynasties in the ancient tamilakam. Essay on kerala from sangam to dutch period introduction kerala has a unique geographical position kerala has a rich culture and is the meeting point of many types of ideologies, ideas and religious views travelers, merchants and rulers visited.
This was the much celebrated sangam period from the third century bce to the third century ce, renowned especially for its remarkable efflorescence of poetry sangam love poetry, soft and lilting in a now forgotten language, brings alive the saga of my land, its hills, meadows, plains, and seashores. A team of archaeologists and historians from here has discovered a large collection of archaeological materials belonging to the sangam period, particularly from 2 bc, from three hamlets in udumalpet. Kerala from sangam to dutch period introduction kerala has a unique geographical position kerala has a rich culture and is the meeting point of many types of ideologies, ideas and religious views travelers, merchants and rulers visited kerala and influenced its history story behind the birth of kerala •fearing the dutch in kerala. The sangam period: the sangam age in south india is a landmark in her history the word sangam is the tamil form of the sanskrit word sangha which means a group of persons or an association. The major ay rulers during sangam period include ay antiran, titiyan and atigan ad 216 - 428: according to keralolpathy, the period up to ad 216 is called as ‘parasurama’ period kerala is believed to have originated by the withdrawal of sea, when parasurama threw his axe from gokarnam to kanyakumari.
In the earlier period, alappuzha had trade relations with countries like greece and rome during the sangam age, the place called kuttanad was home to the cheras who were called as kuttuvans the ancient history of alappuzha can be seen from the literacy works “unninili sandesham. Psc class 110: kerala history timeline posted by arun mohan ~ on ~ 0 comments ay tamil kingdom believed to be started their rule from early sangam period to 10th century their rule extended from tiruvalla to nagercoil the dutch period in kerala started ad 1599: udayamperoor sunahadhos (synod of diamper) ad 1600: portuguese army. Higher secondary school education in kerala the history of education can be studied from the early sangam period during the sangam1 age kerala had a high level of literacy, as people, educational efforts of the portuguese and dutch missionaries, by starting. Keralam was part of tamilikam during sangam period today's tamil nadu and kerala formed the core of dravidian home land contact with europeans after the arrival of vasco da gama in 1498 gave rise to struggles between colonial and native interests.
The period after the fifteenth century witnessed major changes in the course of the history of kerala trade with the western world, first via arab muslims and then directly through the portuguese and the dutch, brought about a major transformation. 1209101347260854kerala_history uploaded royal symbol of chera’s tiger the sangams were utiyan cheralathan goddess kottavai post-sangam period nannan which period is known as the “dark period” in the history of kerala ‘hortus malabaricus’ was an ancient plant encyclopedia written by the dutch the first dutch admiral to reach. The literature of classical tamil, which later became known as sangam literature, engraved on palm leaves dates back to the period between 300 bc and 300 ad these classical works composed as hymns, ballads, erotic verses, and lyrics are about kings, valor, wars, loyalty, gratitude, generosity and love.
This chapter will deal with the political and social history of kerala: the sangam age, the aryan period, the chera times of the kulasekharas, the medieval period (of travancore, cochin, and malabar), foreign powers in kerala (portuguese, dutch, and british), and modern kerala (political history and social developments. Pertaining to the period from 1375 to 1728, the oldest among these documents is of the year 1336 (year 511 in malayalam calendar) written in ancient languages like malayanma and mixtures of malayalam and tamil, this perhaps is the only documents throwing light on the socio-political affairs related to the temple. Sangam age(1-500 a d ) sangam literature was composed, in which the works of poets and writers threw light upon cultural, economic, political, social and other aspects of the kingdoms of the south.