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According to Portuguese Writer Nuniz, The Women in Vijayanagar Empire Were Experts In Which of the Following Areas?

According to Portuguese writer Nuniz, the women in Vijayanagar Empire were experts in which of the following areas?

1. Wrestling

2. Astrology

3. Accounting

4. Soothsaying

Select the correct answer using the code given below(2021)

a) 1, 2 and 3 only

b) 1, 3 and 4 only

c) 2 and 4 only

d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Answer: D

Fernao Nuniz, Portuguese traveller, visited the empire during the reign of Achyuta Deva Raya. According to Nuniz, a large number of women were employed in royal palaces as dancers, domestic servants and palanquin bearers. There were also wrestlers, astrologers and soothsayers among them. Some women were also appointed as accountants, judges, bailiffs, and watch women.


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