In the Pandya lineage ,the four Pandyas who ruled before, Sarangadwaja PandyaI have been able to trace, are Vadivalambaninra Pandyan,Palyaagasalai Mudhukudumipperuvazhthi, Nilanthiruvir Pandyan and Perumpeyar Vazhuthi
References to India and Tamils are found in Greece. Greek historians Megasthanes,Strabo and Arrian speak about the relationship between India and Greece.
Valmiki Ramayana, the epic that speaks of Sri Rama mentions Kavata, Kapatapuram in Tamil,and Pandya Kingdom. Kishkindha kandam also refers to Cheras,Cholas,Andhras as well