Medieval India-Early Medieval Period

 Medieval India-Early Medieval Period

The age of the early middle-term period or early medieval period is referred to as the Dark Age. This period started from the 6th to the 10th century.

The intermediate period of transition has been referred to as ancient and the medieval that are known as the “early medieval”. This study has been introduced about the period of early medieval from (600 – 1200) CE. It has been divided into two phases one is C 750-1000 CE and another is C1000 to 1200 CE. The period of north India has been discussed including ruled by the Thaneswar and Mukahris of Kannauj. The study also helps to showcase the corresponding period of three major states like Pallavas of Kanchi, Chalukyas of Badami, and the Pandyas of Madurai.  

What is Early Medieval India?

The intermediate period of transition has been referred to as ancient and the medieval that are known as the “early medieval”. The period of early medieval India refers to the formation of the various states and the regional level of the period included the C 600 to 1200 CE. It has been divided into two phases that have been introduced in north and south India.  The period of north India is the age of the regional configuration that presents in the period of 600 – 1200 CE. The empire Pushyabhutis of Thaneswar and the Makhairas of Kannauj have been ruled in this period. Phase 1 (C 750-1000 CE) is the age of the northern that includes the three phases that are eastern India and the Rashtrakuthas in Deccan. Phase II presents the age of conflict. The setting of the splitting and the power of the tripartite vary presents as the smaller kingdom. The Parihar of Gurjar Empire presents the empire in northern India that has been controlled in the various disintegration of Rajputs That conflict with the control of Rajput Dynasties. The Rajput Dynasties Parmars of malwa Chauhan’s that are the candelas and so on. 

The early period of Northern India

The empire of Gupta ruled many of the years in northern and western India for about 160 years. The power center was Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. The Gupta Empire falls to lead the disintegration and northern India into a smaller kingdom. The chief source to present history is the Pushyabhuti dynasties. It is written by Banabhatta and the travel accounts were written by Heuin Tsang. The northern period was the court of the poet of the Harrshavardhan and the hearing Tsang that belongs to the china to visit India in the century 7th. 

What is the Mature Phase?

The mature phase structure templates have been present in the Pattadakal temples in the four of the ninth structures of the Temples. There are ten temples in the present and the northern side represents the nagara style and the remaining six in the Dravidian style included the style of the temples. The Virupaksha temple has been introduced to build off the model of the Kailash Nath temple situated at Kanchipuram built by one of the queens of the empire VIkramaditya II.  

Pallavas of Kanchi 

The eastern part of the peninsula that presents to run the Saravanan’s are the tribe of the local area that has been present in Indian history. The tribes adopted the exalted name: Laksavkush which demonstrates antiquity. The monuments have been presented at the Nagarjunakonda and the Qartanikota. The copper and the plate charter present the Krishna Guntur.  The Pallavas ruler issued the charter in Prakrit presented n the social activities

The early period of Southern India

The historical phases in the region of southern Vindhya from the 300 to n750 CE. The phase of the second differentiable aspects ratio produces the first but also has some of the process to introduce the process of continuation similar to the first phase. Pulakesin Ⅱ is the most popular and important ruler of the Chalukyas dynasty. The inscription of the Aihole has been presented by him that has been written in the court of the poet Prakriti that gives the details of the region. Most of the popular achievements of the Pulakesin II was defeating the Harshavardhan on the bank of the Narmada River. He checks the ambition and the priority of the Ahraqshavardhan to execute and conquer the south area and the title of Dakshin Patishwara.

The important event of the region of the Pulakesian II that was presented to visit the Tsang has been described by the devotee of Hinduism. He has been tolerated towards the presence of religious issues like Buddhism and Jainism. The first expedition against the Pallavas to the Pulakesin II emerged to be successful in the annexed in the region as the Vengi. The second presentation and the expedition against the Pallavas refer to include the Narasimhan 1 of Pallavas near the Kanchi and got killed Narsimvhan. King Narasimhvanthat adopted the epithet and the Vatapikonda. The success point of the Pulaksian II was the Vikramaditya successful in the throwback of the Pallavas that concluded the rout of Badami. The Vatapi Dynasty presents the peak level of the region that repeated the territory of the Tondiminala that creates the successive victories over the Pallavas.


This conclusion discusses the Early Medieval Period of India as part of Indian history. This study has been presenting the period of the Early Medieval Period of India. It includes the southern and northern period that presents the phases and the achievement of the emperor in the period of southern and northern. The northern period presents the achievement of the Gupta emperor and the mature phase presentation through the Pallavas of Kanchi. Another part of this conclusion is about the southern part that presents the Pulakesian empire achievement.