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An Indian empire at the peak of its power. Everyone wants a share of the riches of Nagapattinam. When a Greek pirate ship sails in to loot the wealth of the Cholas, it is brutally defeated by the navy and forced to pay a compensation. A payment that includes a twelve-year-old girl, Aremis. Here is an excerpt from the...

Rajendra Chola, who succeeded to the Chola throne in 1014, ruled the Chola empire at a time of expansion, forging the Cholas into a mighty naval power that dominated and controlled the Indian Ocean. During his reign, the Cholas grew to become second only to Song China in their influence and authority. But how would...