One Landscape, Many Experiences: Differing Perspectives of the Temple Districts of Vijayanagara

  title={One Landscape, Many Experiences: Differing Perspectives of the Temple Districts of Vijayanagara},
  author={Alexandra Mack},
  journal={Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory},
  • Alexandra Mack
  • Published 1 March 2004
  • History
  • Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory
Landscapes have multiple meanings depending on the perspectives of those who experience them. Uncovering those perspectives for past landscapes depends on multiple lines of evidence, both archaeological and historical. The landscape of the fourteenth- to sixteenth-century south Indian capital of Vijayanagara was the setting for important mythological events, interplays of power between the elite, ritual and pilgrimage for devotees, and ordinary daily activities for residents. This paper… 

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