|Part of a series on|
|Andhra Pradesh and Telangana|
|History and Kingdoms|
The Shalankayana (IAST: Śālaṇkāyana) dynasty of ancient India ruled a part of Andhra region in India from 300 to 440 CE. Their territory was located between the Godavari and the Krishna rivers. Their capital was located at Vengi, modern Pedavegi near Eluru in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.
The Shalankayanas succeeded the Andhra Ikshvaku dynasty and were vassals of the Pallava kings of southern India. During their time the script for Telugu and Kannada began to clearly separating from that of the other South Indian and North Indian languages.
In the late 5th century, the Shalankayanas were conquered by Madhavarma II of the Vishnukundinas.
List of kings
This section does not cite any sources. (April 2014) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
- Nandi Varma
- Vijayadeva Varma
- Vijayanandi Varma
|This Indian history-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|