Fernao Nuniz

Fernão Nunes, also known as Fernao Nuniz, was a Portuguese traveller, chronicler and horse trader who spent three years in Vijayanagara, capital of the Vijayanagar Empire  from 1535-1537.He visited vijayanagaram during the period of Achutha Devaraya.  His writings have brought to light many interesting details about Vijayanagara at that time. Professor P T Haridas takes you through the chronicle of Fernao Nuniz in our programme travelogue.