Author: B K Rath
Publisher: Sundeep Prakashan
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8175740272
The present work studies Orissa during the rule of the Samavamsa, which covers the period between 885-1110 A D Enriched with the latest source materials, as a result of the author`s fieldwork as a curator of the Orissa State Archaeology Department, this work presents a comprehensive picture of the religious conditions of Orissa and her people during the early medieval times.
The work includes a detailed discussion on the art and architecture of the period, with reference to magnificent temples like the Muktesvara, the Rajarani and the Lingaraja, and is accompanied with seventy photographs.
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
1. Orissa Before the Rise of the Somavamsa
2. The Sources
3. Origin of the Somavamsa
4. The Chronology of the Somavamsa
5. Political History
6. Administration and Society
7. Madala Panji and the Kesari Kings
8. Contributions of the Somavamsis to Orissan Culture
APPENDIX II (FOLDER)