Saturday, 30 November 2013

The First Cankam Era -Pandya kings -TAMIL KINGLISTS

Ancient copperplates, stone inscriptions,  coins and encyclopedias like Abhitha Chinthamani give lists of about,
*223 Cankam (ancient) and Kandikai (medieval) Pandyan kings' names
*7 Pirkaalappandiyar (later Pandyas) kings
*11 Maavali Marutha-Vaanar

*188 Cankam Chola kings
*26 Medieval and Imperial Chola dynasties --including
-3+ Pugazhina Cholas
-18 Iranhmayil Cholas
-4 Vengi Cholas
-4 Cenkannmar Konerinmay Cholas
*8 Vaanara Chozharaayas

First Cankam Era -Pandyan kings:



  • Kaai cina vazhuthi 9800 B.C.E.  -from THENMARUTHAM
  • Nedumeen Thizhigan
  • Vael'meen Kaavan
  • Koonpandyan

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3 comments:

  1. Thanks for your prompt reply. Which copper plates are you referring to? I am aware only of the copper plates that give the ancestry of the Chola kings, but not of Pandiya kings.

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  2. Kindly refer descriptions of plates& inscriptions in
    KANilakantasastri's hist of s.ind
    Appaturai.K.'s tennindiya varalaru-porkalankal.
    Rasu.Pounturai's Tamilaka kalvetukalum-kurieedukalum
    Iyengar, P. T. Srinivasa. History of the Indian people.
    Iyengar, P. T. Srinivasa. Pre-Aryan Tamil Cultur
    Iyengar, P. T. Srinivasa History of the Tamils from the Earliest Times to the Present Day.

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  3. Purananooru is a rich source of kingslist especi of kadai-sankam period. post sangam kings from copperplates from: 2 in Sinnamanur and one from Velvikudi and another from Anaimalai

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