|Reign||880–897 CE (17 years)|
|Pallava Kings (200s–800s)|
Aparajitavarman (fl. c. 880-897 CE) was a king of the Pallava dynasty. The last ruling member of his house he was killed in c. 897 CE in a battle against Aditya I. In 880 CE Aparajita had defeated and killed Varagunavarman II.
A depiction of Somaskanda on the rear wall of the sanctum of a temple commissioned by him in Tiruttani is regarded as the last knownuse of that stylistic tradition. In 885 he transferred the rule of Thanjavur to his ally and vassal Aditya I as a reward for his contribution to the victory at Thirupurambiyam. The Cholas under Aditya I at first were minor allies of the Pallavas, but later attacked them, defeated and killed Aparajitavarman, their former ruler.
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