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Kannada Poet

Pampa, a court poet of the Chalukya King Arikesarin II, lived during the 10th century. He is believed to be the first major poet of Kannada. His magnum opus 'Pampa Bharata' and 'Adi Purana' are regarded as masterpieces of Kannada literature.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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