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Morils Lijoy added it Oct 23, The novel having adapted the original plot and characters, it revolves around the ancient South Indian traditions, also trying to fill the gaps in the history using multiple narratives. Chilxppathikaram marked it as to-read Nov 29, Chilappatgikaram history from Sangam literature. The story of silappatikaram is set during the first few centuries of CE and narrates the events in the three Tamil kingdoms: There have been multiple movies based on the story of Silappathikaram and the most famous is the portrayal of Kannagi by actress Kannamba in the movie Kannagi.

Silappatikaram does not use the convention of regarding the land divisions becoming part of description of life among various communities of hero and heroine.

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The story involves the three Tamil kingdoms of the ancient era, malaualam were ruled by the CholaPandyan and Chera dynasties. Books by Ilango Adigal. It introduces the intermingling of poetry with prose, a form not seen in previous Tamil works.


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As a literary work, Silappatikaram is held in high regard by the Tamil people. Adyar Library and Research Centre. This is an extraordinary accomplishment. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Regarded as one of the great works of Tamil literature, the Silappathikaram is a poetic rendition with details of Tamil culture; its varied religions; its town plans and city types; the mingling of different people; and the arts chilappathikara, dance and music. Annamalai University, Mukherjee, Sujit Chinnappa played the lead as Kovalan. It features an unusual praise of the Sun, the Moon, the river Kaveri and the city of Poompuhar at its beginning, the contemporary tradition being to praise a deity.

Silappatikaram has many references to historical events and personalities, although it has not been accepted as a reliable source of history by many historians because of the inclusion of many exaggerated events and achievements to the ancient Tamil kings.

This also shows the power of women in those days. Sanjai Kumar is currently reading it Mar 29, Even the very just king is reluctant to trust Kovalan, and has him beheaded for stealing the queen’s pearl anklet.

ചിലപ്പതികാരം | Chilappathikaram by Ilango Adigal

Paula Saffire of Butler University argued that Parthasarathy’s translation was more suited towards scholarly uses due to its accuracy, while Danielou’s translation was more suited to lay, non-scholar uses due to putting the preamble at the end, keeping its suspense; as well as using easier words and being shorter.


Ranjith K marked it as to-read Dec 12, The loyal and astute Kannagi lost all the wealth given to them by their parents. The Adyar Library Bulletin, Volumes Promod rated it really liked it Apr 27, Want to Read saving…. Veteran Tamil writer Jeyamohan rewrote the whole epic into a novel as Kotravai in The movie faithfully follows the story of Silappathikaram and was a hit when it was released.

Digambara monk Aryika Kshullak Pattavali Acharya. Annamalai University Publications in linguistics, 3.

The postscript invites readers to review the work. Rajeev P marked it as to-read Oct 25, Shivaprakash a leading poet and playwright in Kannada has also re-narrated a part from the epic namely Madurekanda. The Cilappatikaram of Ilanko Atikal: Tamil-language literature Silappatikaram Tamil epic poems Jain texts. Retrieved from ” https: Kalinga Publications, – Tamil Nadu India – pages.