Author: J M AnthosPublisher: Asian Educational ServicesYear: 1989Language: EnglishPages: 117ISBN/UPC (if available): 8120604423
While yet a student in the Theological Seminary at Kandy, being an Andhra, to read a paper at the Literary Academy on the history of the Andhra People. For this Purpose, the magnificent library of the institution, this has a good stock of books on a variety of subjects and in different languages. This library is rich in oriental literature, chiefly on historical subjects. Despite all these advantages to collect sufficient material for paper for the simple reason that there was no book available on the past history on the Telugu people.On these considerations, recourse to every book available on Indian history wherein fragments of the origin and growth of the Telugu people were given and also tried to get as much information as possible from Pandits and other Scholars versed in ancient history of India.
INTRODUCTIONSources of StudyPhilology and ArchaeologyThe Fruitful labours of ScholarsModern Andhra DesaOrigin of the word IndiaThe Date of the first migration of AryansThe date of the migration of non-AryansThe first inhabitants of IndiaDo all Non-Aryans belong to one and the same stock?The Dasyus of the RigvedaFinns and LappsThe enormous wealth and high civilization of Non-AryansPrimitive savagesKolarians and DravidiansConflicting viewsDravidians resist AryansThe Term AndhraAryans address Andhras demonsThe term Dravidian wrongly applied to the AndhrasChola kingdom ruled by PallavasCause of the mistake explainedMingling of castesNon-Aryan tribes admitted into the Aryan familyThe Andhras are a race of mixed origin or Aryo-AndhrasThe PuranasThe Language of the AndhrasThe Basha of Panini the famous GrammarianTelugu a VikrutiTelugu and the early AndhraKingsThe new term Andhro-DravidaIs Kanarese an Andhra tongue?At one time Andhras ruled entire IndiaThe terms of Vadugu and AravamuAndhras ruled India for over 400 yearsThe great military power of the AndhrasKingdom of VijayanagarAndhras at MaduraAlso in Ceylon, Lanka MahagrammaConclusion