By Robert Sewell
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This empire contains so great a population that it would be impossible to give an idea of it without entering into extensive details. " Opposite the DIVAN−KHANEH, he continues, is the house of the elephants. "Each elephant has a separate compartment, the walls of which are extremely solid, and the roof composed of strong pieces of wood.... Opposite the Mint is the house of the Governor, where are stationed twelve thousand soldiers on guard....  On two sides are ranged houses and forecourts; in front of them are erected, instead of benches (KURSI), several lofty seats constructed of beautiful stones.
D. ) 1449) 33 A Forgotten Empire: Vijayanagar; A Contribution to the History of India "This unnatural brother, thus losing the hope of enticing the king to his house, drew his poignard, and struck him therewith several violent blows, so that the prince fell at the back of his throne. ' "Meanwhile his emissary had approached the throne with the intention of cutting off the king's head, but that prince, seizing the seat behind which he had fallen, struck the wretch with it with so much violence on the chest that he fell upon his back.
Began to reign in 1419, for the following reason. " Now we have it from Firishtah that in 1417 Firuz, Sultan of Kulbarga, commenced a war of aggression against the Hindus of Telingana He besieged the fortress of Pangul, seventy miles north−east of Adoni, for a period of two years, but the attempt to reduce it ended in failure owing to a pestilence breaking out amongst both men and horses. "Many of the first nobility deserted the camp and tied with their followers to their jaghires. , and since this energetic action was not consonant with the character of Vijaya, the FAINEANT sovereign, "who did nothing worth recording" in all his career, we must suppose that it took place as soon as Deva Raya, his successor, was crowned; when the nobles surrounding him (he was, I believe, quite young when he began to reign) filled with zeal and ambition, roused the Hindu troops and in the king's name plunged into war against their country's hereditary foe.
A Forgotten Empire - Vijayanagar - History of India by Robert Sewell