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History of kingship in Ceylon up to the fourth century A.D.

Tilak Hettiarachchy

History of kingship in Ceylon up to the fourth century A.D.

by Tilak Hettiarachchy

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Published by Lake House Investments in Colombo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka
    • Subjects:
    • Sri Lanka -- Kings and rulers -- History.,
    • Sri Lanka -- Politics and government.,
    • Sri Lanka -- History -- To 1505.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ650 .H48
      The Physical Object
      Pagination208 p.
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5033833M
      LC Control Number73904310

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History of kingship in Ceylon up to the fourth century A.D by Tilak Hettiarachchy Download PDF EPUB FB2

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hettiarachchy, Tilak, History of kingship in Ceylon up to the fourth century A.D. The present study is an examination of the institution of kingship in Ceylon from about the 3rd century B.C.

to the 4th century A.D, Chapter I shows that kingship originated out of local leadership in the early north Indian colonies, but that Indian ideas exerted a great deal of Cited by: 1. Sacred kingship, religious and political concept by which a ruler is seen as an incarnation, manifestation, mediator, or agent of the sacred or holy (the transcendent or supernatural realm).

The concept originated in prehistoric times, but it continues to exert a recognizable influence in the modern world. At one time, when religion was totally connected with the whole existence of the.

2nd edition. — M.D. Gunasena, — book deals in great detail with introduction of Buddhism to Sri Lanka, its subsequent development and its influence in the evolution of the culture and society of Sri Lanka.

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In Lankan history in around the fourth century A.D., a conflict arose between King Dhatusena and his first-born son Kassapa. Dhatusena's ideal of kingship differed from that of Kassapa. Kassapa followed the old path of 'the tortoise' as symbolised in Kataragama, while Dhatusena was an adherent of a city culture based in Anuradhapura.

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Go To 2 Kings Index. Title: See introduction from 1 Kings. The books of Kings were originally one book in the Hebrew text and formed a two volume corpus with the present books of Samuel.

Therefore, 2 Kings is actually the fourth book in the series on the history of the Hebrew kings. Preface. The present treatise, Buddhism in Sri Lanka: A Short History deals with the history of Buddhism in this island from the time of its introduction in BCE in the reign of King Devaanampiya Tissa, up to the present time ().

The work is the outcome of an attempt to revise Dr. de Silva's monograph entitled "History of Buddhism in Ceylon" appearing in Buddhistic Studies of Dr.

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(Megilla 7a; Sanhédrin II). While dealing with the history of Ceylon from very early times to the conquest of Ceylon by the British, he also refers to the history of the Tamils of Ceylon.

Dr.S. Arasaratnam, formerly lecturer in history at the University of Ceylon and now senior lecturer in Indian studies at the University of Malaya has written a book on the history of.

Dr James Bothwell, review of Nobility and Kingship in Medieval England: The Earls and Edward I,(review no. ) DOI: /RiH// Date accessed: 15 August, author. It is considered to be the last of the literary works of Ceylon which had no special authors. 2 Oldenberg places the closing date of the Dīpavaṁsa in its extant form between the beginning [2] of the fourth and the first third of the fifth century A.D.

3 Malalasekera while discussing the question of its closing date significantly. John Maddicott, 'Books of the Year', History Today Book Description.

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This chronicle revolves about the relations of the kings and Buddhism and so is fairly full on the names of the rulers in the kingdoms of Ceylon. The kings seem to have succeeded by hereditary right, apart from a certain amount of poisoning by their queens, who raised now a guard, now a water carrier, to be their consorts.absolute monarch n.

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