EARLY MEDIEVAL PERIOD
|Pallava dynasty||From 275 CE to 897 CE,||The Pallava dynasty ruled a significant portion of the Deccan.The dynasty rose to prominence after the downfall of the Satavahana dynasty, with whom they had formerly served as feudatories|
|Empire of Harsha (Vardhana Dynasty)||From 606 to 647 CE||Harshavardhana was an Indian emperor. He eventually made Kannauj (in present Uttar Pradesh state) his capital.|
|Gurjara-Pratihara dynasty||From mid-8th to the 11th century||The Gurjara-Pratihara was a dynasty that ruled much of Northern India from the mid-8th to the 11th century. They ruled first at Ujjain and later at Kannauj.|
|Chalukya dynasty||Between the 6th and the 12th centuries.||That ruled large parts of southern and central India.The rule of the Chalukyas marks an important milestone in the history of South India and a golden age in the history of Karnataka.|
|Eastern Chalukyas||Between the 7th and 12th centuries.||Eastern Chalukyas, also known as the Chalukyas of Vengi, were a dynasty that ruled parts of South India.They started out as governors of the Chalukyas of Badami in the Deccan region. Ruled the Vengi region of present-day Andhra Pradesh|
|Pala Empire||The empire was founded with the election of Gopala as the emperor of Gauda in 750 CE.The Pala stronghold was located in Bengal and eastern Bihar, which included the major cities of Gauda, Vikrampura, Pataliputra, Monghyr, Somapura, Ramvati (Varendra), Tamralipta and Jaggadala.The last major dynasty to provide patronage to Buddhism.|
|Chola Empire||Between 907 and 1215 AD.||They unified peninsular India, south of the Tungabhadra, and held as one state for three centuries between 907 and 1215 AD. Under Rajaraja I and his successors Rajendra I, Rajadhiraja I, Rajendra II, Virarajendra, and Kulothunga Chola I, the dynasty became a military, economic and cultural powerhouse in South Asia and South-East Asia.|
|Western Chalukya Empire||Between the 10th and 12th centuries||Ruled most of the western Deccan and some of South India, between the 10th to 12th centuries. Kannada-speaking, with capital at Badami.|
|Kalachuri dynasty||Between the 10th and 12th centuries||Ruled areas in Central India during 10th-12th centuries.Their core territory included the historical Chedi region and their capital was located at Tripuri (Madhya Pradesh).|
|Western Ganga dynasty||From about 350 to 1000 CE||Initially ruling from Kolar and later, moving their capital to Talakadu on the banks of the Kaveri River in modern Mysore district.|
The large monolithic Bahubali of Shravanabelagola was built during their rule.
|Eastern Ganga dynasty||5th century to the early 15th century.|
The territory ruled by the dynasty consisted of the whole of the modern-day Indian state of Odisha.
They have built the famous Konark Sun Temple and Jagannath Temple, Puri.
|Hoysala Empire||Between the 10th and the 14th centuries.|
South Indian Karnataka/Kannada empire.The capital of the Hoysalas was initially located at Belur but was later moved to Halebidu.
|Kakatiya Kingdom||From 1083 to 1323 CE||A Telugu dynasty that ruled most of current day Andhra Pradesh|
Their capital was Orugallu, now known as Warangal.
|Sena dynasty||Between the 11th and 12th centuries.||Ruled from Bengal and the empire, at its peak covered much of the north-eastern region of the Indian subcontinent.The dynasty’s founder was Samanta Sena.|
|Kamarupa dynasty||4th to 12th century||Assam.|
Ruled by three dynasties viz Varman dynasty, Mlechchha dynasty, Pala dynasty (Kamarupa).
LATE MEDIEVAL PERIOD
|Delhi Sultanate||From 1206 to 1526||Delhi and its surrounding regions.|
1. the Mamluk dynasty (1206–1290)2. the Khalji dynasty (1290–1320)3. the Tughlaq dynasty (1320–1414)4. the Sayyid dynasty (1414–1451)5. the Lodi dynasty (1451–1526)
|Chero dynasty||From the 12th to 18th century||parts of eastern Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand.|
|Reddy Kingdom||1325 to 1448||Ruled in Andhra Pradesh.|
|Seuna (Yadava) dynasty||1190–1315||an old Kannada-Maratha dynasty.|
Ruled present-day Maharashtra, north Karnataka and parts of Madhya Pradesh, from its capital at Devagiri.
|Vijayanagara Empire||1336–1646||It was established by the brothers Harihara I and Bukka Raya I of the Sangama dynasty.|
The empire is named after its capital city of Vijayanagara, whose ruins surround present day Hampi
|Gajapati Empire||1434–1541||Ruled over Kalinga (the present day Odisha).|