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Appa Kavi in the 17th century explicitly wrote that "Telugu" was derived from Trilinga. Brown comments that it was a "strange notion" as all the predecessors of Appa Kavi had no knowledge of such a derivation.

The period from 575 AD to 1022 AD corresponds to the second phase of Telugu history, after the Andhra Ikshvaku period.

The material evidence suggests that the speakers of Proto-Dravidian were of the culture associated with the Neolithic societies of South India.

A legend gives the Lepakshi town a significant place in the Ramayana — this was where the bird Jatayu fell, wounded after a futile battle against Ravana who was carrying away Sita.

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Telugu was more influenced by Sanskrit and Prakrit during this period, which corresponded to the advent of Telugu literature.

Telugu literature was initially found in inscriptions and poetry in the courts of the rulers, and later in written works such as Nannayya's Mahabharatam (1022 AD).

The third phase is marked by further stylization and sophistication of the literary language.