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    Posted: 14 Jul 2012 at 3:51pm
Name of Kingdom :- Chera Empire
Era :- Ancient
Period :- 300 BC–1200 AD
Dominance Area :- Modern Kerala
Capital(s) :- Kodungallur
Description :- The Chera Dynasty (Tamil: சேரர்) was a dravidian Tamil dynasty that ruled in southern India from before the Sangam era (300 BC - 250 AD) until the twelfth century AD. The early Cheras ruled Kerala, Kongu Nadu and Salem. Their capital was Vanchi Muthur, this have been located at present-day Kodungallur in Thrissur district of Kerala
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Cheras country occupied the portion of both Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

The capital of Cheras was Vanjji.

Main ports were Muzris and Tondi.

The Romans set up two regiments at Muzris (identical with Cranganore) in Chera country. They also build a temple of Augustus at Muzris.

One of the earliest and better known among Chera ruler was Udiyangeral. It is said that he fed both the armies of Kurukshetra war and so earned the title of Udiyangeral.

The greatest of Chera king however was Senguttam of Red Chera. It is said that he invaded north and even crossed the Ganga.

He was also the founder of the famous Pattini cult related to worship of goddess of chastity – Kannagi.

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