Pithapura, aka: Piṭhāpura, Pitha-pura; 2 Definition(s)
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Piṭhāpura or Piṭhāpuram is the name of a city of the ancient kingdom of Veṅgi, ruled over by the Eastern Cālukyas from the 7th to 12th centuries. The kingdom of Veṅgi comprised Andhra and part of Kaliṅga for more than five hundred years and during this period, the Eastern Cālukyas developed there a prosperous civilisation. Their reign advanced the society and brought with them scientific advancements, religious freedom, literature and various forms of art and architecture.Source: Wisdom Library: History of Ancient India
Piṭhāpura (पिठापुर).—Piṣṭapura is the same as the fortress of that name captured by the Chalukya king Pulakeśin II, and is the modern Piṭhāpuram (Piṭhāpura) in the East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh.Source: What is India: Inscriptions of the Early Gupta Kings
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