Vijayanagara Empire-Beginning of the End

A fine overview of the years through the fall of #VijaynagrEmpire …
via @ScorpiusMaximus
“All empires fall, eventually… But why ? It’s not for lack of power.
In fact, it seems to be the opposite. Their power lulls them into comfort. They become undisciplined.
Those who had to earn power are replaced by those who have known nothing else. Who have no comprehension of the need to rise above base desires.
~ Max Barry.

History Under Your Feet

Empires inevitably fall, and when they do, history judges them for the legacies they leave behind.- Noah Feldman.
 
“All empires fall, eventually.”
“But why? It’s not for lack of power. In fact, it seems to be the opposite. Their power lulls them into comfort. They become undisciplined. Those who had to earn power are replaced by those who have known nothing else. Who have no comprehension of the need to rise above base desires- Max Barry.
 
In the great books of India, an empire spoke to us, nothing small or unworthy, but large, serene, consistent, the voice of an old intelligence, which in another age and climate had pondered and thus disposed of the questions that exercise us- Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Somewhere it had to begin, after reaching a zenith, the peak of it’s glory, the mighty Vijayanagara Empire would sooner or later have to face it’s hour…

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