Mattakallappu Manmiyam

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Mattakkalappu Maanmiyam (மட்டக்களப்பு மான்மியம்; The Glory of Batticaloa) is a Tamil language historical book concerning the history of Batticaloa.wikipedia
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Batticaloa

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Mattakkalappu Maanmiyam (மட்டக்களப்பு மான்மியம்; The Glory of Batticaloa) is a Tamil language historical book concerning the history of Batticaloa.
According to Mattakallappu Manmiyam the word Mattakkallpu consists Tamil words "Mattu" Matta-derived from "Mattam" means 'flat' and geographical name KaLappu.

Tamil language

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Mattakkalappu Maanmiyam (மட்டக்களப்பு மான்மியம்; The Glory of Batticaloa) is a Tamil language historical book concerning the history of Batticaloa.

Palm-leaf manuscript

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It was compiled by F. X. Nadarajah from the collections of palm-leaf manuscripts, copper plate inscriptions and inscriptions and it was published in August 1962.

Tamil copper-plate inscriptions

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It was compiled by F. X. Nadarajah from the collections of palm-leaf manuscripts, copper plate inscriptions and inscriptions and it was published in August 1962.

Stone inscriptions in Sri Lanka

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It was compiled by F. X. Nadarajah from the collections of palm-leaf manuscripts, copper plate inscriptions and inscriptions and it was published in August 1962.

Dutch Ceylon

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The book records the history from ancient Batticaloa to the Dutch colonial era.

Dennis B. McGilvray

According to anthropologist Dennis B. McGilvray, the book records the only known ethnohistorical document that presents the lineage of the early rulers of the Batticaloa region.

Sri Lanka

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Thambiluvil

Medieval Tamil sources, compiled in Mattakkalappu Purva Sarithiram, claim that Megavarnan, the son of Chola princess Thampathi nallāḷ and Kalinga prince Puvaṉēka kayavāku, renovated the Thirukkovil Temple and constructed a memorial tank in the name of his mother, Tampativil (lit.

Tamil Eelam

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One of the local traditions that records the landing and settling of eastern Sri Lanka is called Mattakallappu Manmiyam .

Thirukkovil Temple

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"Mattakkalappu Purva charithiram", the 18th century CE Tamil chronicle of Eastern Sri Lanka, narrates that Nagarmunai Subramanya Kovil was the first temple initially constructed in agamic tradition at Batticaloa region and it was subsequently known as "Thirukkovil" (prominent temple).

Batticaloa region

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Mattakalappu Purva Charithiram, the chronicle of Eastern Tamils, which was collected from palm manuscripts dated back to 17th century CE, annotates the history of the kings ruled this region with some historical background which is still in question.

Mukkuvar

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The Mattakallappu Manmiyam text and other local palm-leaf manuscripts attribute the emigration of the Sri Lankan Mukkuvar from South India under the rule of Kalinga Magha in 12th century AD, who delegates the power to local petty kings whose successors are identified as belonging to Kukankulam.

Trincomalee

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The Mattakallappu Manmiyam of Batticaloa confirms Trincomalee's sacred status for all Hindus.

Karaiyar

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According to Mattakallappu Manmiyam, Kalinga Magha (founder of Aryacakravarti dynasty) gave the principality of Mannar to those of the Kurukulam lineage.

History of Eastern Tamils

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Mattakallappu Manmiyam in reality is the story from a Mukkuva perspective of their settlement of Batticaloa District, although not all Tamils of the east are Mukkuvas.

Thimilar

They are mentioned in the Mattakallappu Manmiyam as one of the fishing tribes living in the eastern part of Sri Lanka, who lost a battle to the Mukkuvar who were in alliance with the Pathans.

Sri Lankan Tamil literature

The Konesar Kalvettu and Mattakallappu Manmiyam concern religion, governance and origin records of the cities of Trincomalee and Batticaloa and such Thamizh literature of the period was influential on other languages; the Koneswaram temple's traditional history and legends were compiled into the Sanskrit treatises Dakshina Kailasa Puranam – Sthala Puranam of Koneswaram, written in 1380 by Jeyaveera Cinkaiariyan, and the Dakshina Kailasa Manmiam had three chapters included in the Skanda Puranam of unknown antiquity – manuscripts of which have been discovered and dated from the 5th – 7th century.

Koneswaram Temple

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The historical literature Mattakallappu Manmiyam (Batticaloa Manmiyam) that chronicles the history of Tamil settlement in Batticaloa, follows the Dakshina Kailasa Puranam and Dakshina Kailasa Manmiam in describing Koneswaram as one of the nine most important and sacred sites in the world for all Hindus.

Thambiluvil Inscription

Mattakkalappu Purva Carithram, an ancient chronicle of Eastern Sri Lanka, also mention about a lagoon near Sankamankandy made by a Feudatory king named "Manuneya Gajabahu".

Pancha Ishwarams

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The Taantondreswaram temple of Kokkadichcholai, Batticaloa district was consecrated by Kalinga Magha and is also mentioned in the Mattakallappu Manmiyam.