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
Mandhata. He was the Seventeenth King in the Lineage of Solar Dynasty. Sri Rama was the Fifty first in that Line.Mandhatha and Sri Rama were separated by eighteen Kings
References to Ramayana by other foreign writers.
▪ Marco Polo- 1271 CE
▪ Ludovico de Varthema- 1470 CE
▪ Asiatic Society- 1799 CE
The dating of Ramayana based on Astronomy ,Flora and Fauna descriptions found in the Valmiki Ramayana pushes its date to million years.
Hindu texts mention Ramayana date to be in Treta Yuga,which is agreement with Million year dating.
The same with Mahabharata which took place around six thousand years ago,Dwapara Yuga.
The remains of Dwaraka city has been dated now at 32,000 years.
The Indian language is dated around two thousand years ago.
The dates of Ramayana and Mahabharata have been confirmed by archeology, Astronomy, Paleantology, Literary references from foreign sources, Anthropology, archeoanthropology and Simulated software with inputs from these Indian texts and correlating them with Astronomical events.
Mahabharatha alone has 39 cities validated.