Vijay Nagar kingdom emergence:
Vijay Nagar Kingdom and the city was founded by Harihar-I and Bukka-I (Sons of Sangama). Harihar and Bukka were brought to the centre by Mohammed-bin-Tuglaq, converted to Islam and were sent to south again to control rebellion. Harihara and Bukka founded the Vijayanagar Empire in 1336 on the advice of Vidyaranya.
Vijayanagar’s arch rival was bahmani with home it fought over Tungabhadra doab (between Krishna and Krishna-Godavari delta) and Marathwada. Vijayanagar-Bahmani contest was started by Bukkar I in 1367 when he attacked the Bahmain fortress at Mudkal. Vijayanagar was told by following four dynasties.
- The Sangam dynasty (1336-1485)
- First Usurpation: The Saluva dynasty (1485-1505)
- Second Usurpation: The Tuluvu dynasty
- Third Usurpation: The Aravidu dynasty
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