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Ascending the throne about , the young Prithviraja inherited a kingdom that stretched from Sthanvishvara Thanesar; once the capital of the 7th-century ruler Harsha in the north to Mewar in the south. Within a few years, Prithviraja had personally assumed control of the administration, but, shortly after taking power, he was faced with a rebellion from his cousin, Nagarjuna, who asserted his own claim to the throne. The revolt was brutally crushed, and Prithviraja turned his attention to the nearby kingdom of the Bhadanakas. The Bhadanakas had been a persistent threat to the Chauhan-held region around Delhi , but they were so comprehensively destroyed sometime prior to that they ceased to be mentioned in subsequent historical records. It united the Chandelas and Gahadavalas anther ruling family of northern India and forced Prithviraja to increase military expenditures and vigilance on his southeastern frontier.

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Ascending the throne about , the young Prithviraja inherited a kingdom that stretched from Sthanvishvara Thanesar; once the capital of the 7th-century ruler Harsha in the north to Mewar in the south. Within a few years, Prithviraja had personally assumed control of the administration, but, shortly after taking power, he was faced with a rebellion from his cousin, Nagarjuna, who asserted his own claim to the throne. The revolt was brutally crushed, and Prithviraja turned his attention to the nearby kingdom of the Bhadanakas.

The Bhadanakas had been a persistent threat to the Chauhan-held region around Delhi , but they were so comprehensively destroyed sometime prior to that they ceased to be mentioned in subsequent historical records. It united the Chandelas and Gahadavalas anther ruling family of northern India and forced Prithviraja to increase military expenditures and vigilance on his southeastern frontier. Prithviraja also turned his sword against the powerful kingdom of Gujarat , although little is known about that action.

In the course of his aggressive campaigns, he came into conflict with Jayachandra , the Gahadavala ruler of Kannauj. That event is popularly believed to have occurred after the first battle of Taraori in and shortly before the second battle of Taraori in , but the historicity of the Sanyogita episode remains a matter of debate. Get exclusive access to content from our First Edition with your subscription. The two armies met in at Taraori now in Haryana state , about 70 miles km north of Delhi.

Prithviraja fled the battleground, but he was overtaken and captured a short distance from the site of the battle. The king and many of his generals were subsequently executed, and the collapse of organized resistance in northern India led to Muslim control of the region within a generation. This article was most recently revised and updated by Kenneth Pletcher , Senior Editor.

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However, some scholars still believe that Chand Bardai was a historical court poet of Prithviraj, and he composed a text that forms the basis of the present version of Prithviraj Raso. This manuscript contains the shortest recension of the text, and its language is more archaic than the one found in the other 17th century manuscripts. This suggests that the shortest recension most probably composed sometime before , towards the end of the 16th century. This theory is based on the fact that two narratives written during c. If such episodes were known during the 15th century, the author of Hammira Mahakavya would not have failed to mention them.

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Chauhan Saab Chauhan Saab is my personal blog and in it i am trying to showcase the great chauhan history. Also i am trying to show the listing of all the famous chauhan personalities. Its my request to all the visitors please do post your comments and do like the posts. Chand Bardai belonged to the community known as Charans,whose traditional occupation is to compose poems and ballads in praise of their patrons, based loosely on historical incident; they were poets and scribes who accompanied the armies of their patrons and encouraged and exhorted the warriors to bravery in battle by reciting the great deeds of their illustrious clan forebears. Overtime, the Prithviraj Raso has been embellished with the interpolations and additions of many other authors. Only a small portion of the existing texts is likely to have been part of the original text.

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