300s-900s  Pallavas              Vengi-Kanchipuram-Tanjavur
600s-1300s Pandyas               Madurai-Tanjavur-
                                 Kanchipuram
800s-1200s Cholas                Tanjore-Kanya Kumari-Sri
                                 Lanka
1336-1672  Vijayanagar           Vijayanagar-Karnataka-AP-
                                 TN
1600s      Nayakas               Madurai-Gingi-Tanjavur