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  • 20 Dec 2009

How Calicut Remained `Chr...

Even after the Crusades had ended, its spirit pervaded much of Christendom in the E...

  • 06 Dec 2009

Zamorin`s Wars Abroad II

he Zamorin's forces - mostly the navy under the Marakkars - were deployed outsi...

  • 23 Nov 2009

Zamorin`s Wars Abroad

Historians of Calicut have dwelt at length on the internecine wars which the Zamori...

  • 17 Oct 2009

Calicut and Foreigners

Calicut witnessed a few days ago the curious spectacle of large number of people fo...

  • 30 Sep 2009

Yawning Gaps in Calicut H...

What was Calicut like before the Zamorins established thier rule in the 12th c...

  • 04 Jul 2009

Did Marco Polo Visit Cali...

This was the question posed by an avid commentator, Premnath T Murkoth, on an earli...

  • 18 May 2009

A Hilarious History of Ca...

Around the time William Logan was writing Malabar Manual (1887), an American ...

  • 27 Apr 2009

Pirates in the History of...

Calicut pops up in the most unlikely stories. Business Standard reports t...

  • 31 Mar 2009

Ananthapuram - the Forgo...

"The Zamorin's empire at its zenith included the whole of the west co...

  • 25 Mar 2009

A Heritage Site Soon to D...

One more landmark in the glorious past of Calicut may soon disappear – unless tho...

  • 25 Feb 2009

British Graves, yet again...

We had posted an entry (Dec 12, 2008) on the abandoned graves of two British soldie...

  • 16 Feb 2009

Kamasutra Translator in Z...

Sir Richard F. Burton (1821-1890) was a colourful Victorian gentleman. He is best k...

  • 24 Jan 2009

The Black Hole of Attinga...

Generations of students all over the English speaking world were fed on the tragic ...