Report of a Tour in Eastern Rajputana in 1871-72 and 1872-73

Paperback | February 1, 2012

byA. C. L. Carlleyle

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1878. Excerpt: ... 20.--NlGAR Or NAGARA, Or KARKOTA NAGARA. Nagar is the name of a small fortified town, in a somewhat dilapidated condition, and also of a very extensive ancient khera, or the long-deserted site of a great ancient city, adjoining the former, and embracing an area of nearly 4 square miles in extent, situated within the territory of the Raja of Uniyara, who is a tributary of the Maharaja of Jaypur. The present town, and the site of the ancient city of Nagar, which adjoin each other, lie to the east of the Karkota range of hills; and the place is situated about 15 miles to the southwest of Uniyara, about 25 miles to the south-south-east by south of Tonk, about 45 miles to the north-north-east of Biindi, and between 35 and 40 miles to the east-north-east half north-east from Deoli. By the road which I followed from Deoli to Nagar, it gave me a march of fully 45 miles or more in two days, or more than 20 miles each day; but Nagar may perhaps not be much over 30 miles from Deoli in a direct line. The site of the ancient city of Nagar forms a conspicuous elevated tract of ground, comprising an area of nearly 4 square miles, composed of extensive lofty mounds or tilas forming long ridges, which are strewn with fragments of ancient bricks of large size, and covered with trees and jungle, rising out of a flat, almost treeless plain, and situated about 4 or 5 miles to the east of the nearest part of the Karkota range of hills. This ancient city of Nagar, according to the local traditions of the place, is said to have been founded by a Raja Machhakanda, the son of Mandhata. But I have reason to believe that this Raja Machhakanda was more probably, rather, one of a dynasty of kings who ruled in that part of the country in ancient times, and that he may possibly have enl...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1878. Excerpt: ... 20.--NlGAR Or NAGARA, Or KARKOTA NAGARA. Nagar is the name of a small fortified town, in a somewhat dilapidated condition, and...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.2 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217979483

ISBN - 13:9780217979481

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