The grand Hampi was reduced to a wasteland. Even today, it is known by the tragic Kannada moniker, Haalu Hampi (Ruined Hampi). And this. The Battle of Talikota (or Tellikota) (January 26, ) constituted a watershed battle fought between the Vijayanagara Empire and the Deccan. The Battle of Talikota is one of the most important battles in South Asia’s long history.

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Tirumala tried to stiffen the center but at that point the whole division of Adil Shah that was waiting all the while made the final assault on the rear of Tirumala Deva Raya’s division. Thank You for Your Battlee

Battle of Talikota

The battle was fought on January 23,at a site southeast of Bijapur, in what is now northern Karnataka state. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Battle of Talikotain which the Muslim sultanates demolished the armies of Vijayanagar, may hold the key to explaining the fall.

It was another six years before Tirumala could claim regency over the former capital of Vijayanagara. His hordes began systematically ravaging the territory south of the Krishna with great ferocity.

Suddenly there was confusion in bbattle ranks of the Hindu troops. He appointed his 3 sons, Sriranga, Rama and Venkata as viceroys at Penukonda, Shrirangapattanam and Chandragiri to respectively administer the Telugu, Kannada and Tamil divisions of the kingdom. At the critical point of the war, Muslim officers in the Vijayanagara army launched a subversive attack.

Adil Shah, who had recovered from the Talikota war, marched southwards again in to continue the conquest of the Vijayanagaran kingdom.


More than one lakh soldiers were killed that day. Thus, till the end of Venkata? Fourth, the Sultanate armies had a much better prepared artillery division manned by gunners from Turkestan, at that time considered the best at artillery warfare, while Vijayanagara depended on less well trained European mercenaries.

There was no one to stop them. Pedda Tirumala entered into negotiations with the Sultan and directed the invader taliklta his uncle Tirumala, whom he feared.

New World Encyclopedia writers and editors rewrote and completed the Wikipedia article in accordance with New World Encyclopedia standards. Next a large Muslim army of the under the Qutb?

Our editors will review what you’ve submitted, and if it meets our criteria, we’ll add it to the article. American Civil War, four-year war —65 between the United States and 11 Southern states that seceded…. At the same time Adil Shah sent a false message to the Hindu commander that he wished to remain neutral. It also began a final Muslim penetration of southern India that lasted until the end of the 18th century.

During those three days there was the scenario of theft and robbery in the city.

By 29 December the first battles broke out. The heat from the oc of the city is supposed to have been so intense that it left cracks in the granite hills on its periphery.

Tirumala dispatched batgle commander Savaram Chennappa Nayaka to repulse the Sultan. With axes, crowbars, fire, and sword, the victorious armies went about the task of bringing to rubble the city of Vijayanagara, which never recovered from the onslaught.

Qutb Shah took advantage of this and in late captured Kondavidu firmly and died in Golconda shortly after that. Hussain Nizam Shah I.


Battle of Talikota (1565 AD)

Talikota situates in northern Karnatakaabout 80 km to the southeast of the city of Bijapur. September 11 attacks, series of airline hijackings and suicide attacks committed in by 19 militants…. Overconfidence and arrogance may have been the reason for the taliota fall of the Vijayanagar empire and the sack of Vijayanagara. With the Vijayanagar army in shambles, Rama Raya’s nepotism at the expense of traditional Hindu civil officers left the whole kingdom in a state of chaos.

Then Chennappa stormed Kondavidu and died fighting even as he forced the Islamic army to retreat.

A baytle army along with dwellers then fell upon the city. In Murari Rao launched a sudden plundering operation and the head of a large Muslim tallikota. While they suffered heavy losses in the engagement, Muslims too suffered heavy losses and could not pursue their conquests immediately. The Gilani brothers fled the battlefield at a key juncture. The treacherous defeat of Vijayanagara Empire, followed subsequent destruction and looting which became short lived before the successors of Rama Raya.

Battle of Talikota ( AD)

He was taken prisoner and was produced before Adil shah. Chennappa sent a message to him appeal to his duty to the Dharma against the Mlecchas and Turushkas. Views Read Edit View history. Internet Ta,ikota are the best.