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An epitome of the history of Ceylon, compiled from native annals

George Turnour

An epitome of the history of Ceylon, compiled from native annals

and the first twenty chapters of the Mahawanso

by George Turnour

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Published by Cotta Church Mission Press in Ceylon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mahavmsa,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationcxxvii, 139, 108 p.
    Number of Pages139
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25524608M
    OCLC/WorldCa71126014

      The secular history from the Creation to his day is somewhat general in character, and the ecclesiastical history from Aaron to the post-apostolic age is brief, but then it becomes the story of the patriarchate of Antioch up to Severus, being narrowed down to the Monophysite and Jacobite offshoot to the year The stiff formality of the compiled Natural Histories has been discarded, and the Author has endeavoured to present, in interesting conversational and often anecdotal style, the results of experience by himself and his personal friends. First Page: [Frontispiece: FELIS TIGRIS.] NATURAL HISTORY OF THE MAMMALIA OF INDIA AND CEYLON. BY.

      "The database is intended to inventory all texts which describe the past in a narrative way: annals, chronicles, letters, diaries, poems, saint's lives, genealogies etc." (th century; English, French, Dutch) History of the Franks "The History of the Franks by Gregory, bishop of Tours, is an historical record of great importance. Lucius Cassius Dio (/ ˈ k æ ʃ ə s ˈ d aɪ oʊ /; c. – c. ) or Dio Cassius (Greek: Δίων Κάσσιος) was a Roman statesman and historian of Greek and Roman origin. He published 80 volumes of history on ancient Rome, beginning with the arrival of Aeneas in Italy. The volumes documented the subsequent founding of Rome ( BC), the formation of the Republic ( BC), and the.

    Great Chronicle of Ceylon. Mahawansa sinhala the 15th and 16th centuries, spice and mahawansa sinhala traders from all over the world who came to Sri Lanka brought sinnala native cuisines to the island, resulting in a rich diversity of cooking styles and techniques. These annals were combined and compiled into a single document in the 5th. Epitome of history and principles of education, (Cortland, N.Y., Cortland democrat prompt printery, ), by Thomas Jefferson McEvoy (page images at HathiTrust) An epitome of history from pre-historic times to the end of the great war, (Boston, Mass., The Stratford company, ), by M. Louise McLaughlin (page images at HathiTrust).


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An epitome compiled from native annals book the history of Ceylon, compiled from native annals; and the first twenty chapters of the Mahawanso by Turnour, GeorgePages:   An Epitome of the History of Ceylon; Compiled from Native Annals, and the First Twenty Chapters of the Mahawanso Paperback – July 4, by Anonymous (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Anonymous.

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Full text of "An Epitome of the History of Ceylon Compiled from Native Annals, and the First Twenty Chapters.

Publications: articles on the history of Ceylon and Buddhism in Ceylon Almanack, esp. “Epitome of the History of Ceylon, chiefly from Mahavanso”, C.A. – Epitome of the History of Ceylon, compiled from Native Annals, and the first twenty chapters of the Mahawanso.

++ p. Ceylon – ed. The Mahâwanso. Manetho (/ ˈ m æ n ɪ θ oʊ /; Koinē Greek: Μανέθων Manéthōn, gen.:Μανέθωνος) is believed to have been an Egyptian priest from Sebennytos (Coptic: Ϫⲉⲙⲛⲟⲩϯ, romanized: Čemnouti) who lived in the Ptolemaic Kingdom in the early third century BC, during the Hellenistic authored the Aegyptiaca (History of Egypt) in Greek, a major chronological source for.

Scholars such as Upham Edward believes that it was compiled by four different authors in continuation of each others works (Edward, ). George Turnour states that it has been compiled by different people at various periods (Turnour, ) and Gunasekara thinks that it is a work of more than one hand (Gunasekara, ).

Buy george turnour Books at Shop amongst our popular books, includ Eleven Years in Ceylon, Volume II, Eleven Years in Ceylon; Volume II and more from george turnour.

Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Turnour’s ‘Epitome of the History of Ceylon,’ which was published in the Ceylon Almanac ofset out the genealogy of one hundred an sixty five kings who filled the throne of Sri Lanka during years from the time of Vijaya to the conquest by the British.

Tennent says that " In this work after infinite labour, he had succeeded in. Volume I Foreword The Early Annals of the English in Bengal, volume one, written with great efforts by C. Wilson, was first published from the Asiatic Society in and its first reprint edition was released in In this work, Wilson has dealt with the history of English in Bengal during the early part of the eighteenth century.

This period was initially considered as the dark age of. Robert Percival, writing the book "An Account of the Island of Ceylon, Containing Its History, Geography, Natural History With the Manners and Customs of Its Various Inhabitants," in had said, "the wild stories current among the natives throw no light whatever on the ancient history of the island.

Annals, or to Venerable Bede, to supply the absence of those two that he compiled his history partly from the records of the Scots and Saxons (8). At the end is a confused but very curious that a reference to this epitome of Saxon history will be sometimes useful in illustrating the early part of the.

Ceylon see E. Reimers, ‘ Raja Singh and his British captives ’, Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society Ceylon Branch (), 30, 13– 67 BL Sloane MSf. In he published a paper titled ‘Epitome of the History of Ceylon’ in the Ceylon Almanac which he listed down the succession and genealogy of Kings from the arrival of Vijaya to the British, based on his study of the Mahawamsa and other materials.

According to Tennent “in this work, after infinite labour, he succeeded in. Bibliography.-In addition to the early Greek writings already named, there are the forty books (some fifteen only extant in their entirety) of universal history compiled (about 8 B.C.) by Diodorus Siculus, and arranged in the form of annals; the Pentabiblos of Julius Africanus (about A.D.); the treatise of Censorinus entitled De die natali, written A.D.; the Chronicon, in two books.

Could add the Book of Dallas to the collection - The history of the family of Dallas, and their connections and descendants from the twelfth century by Dallas, James, ; R., C.

S Publication date Topics Dallas family, genealogy Publisher Edinburgh, Printed privately by T. and A. Constable Collection allen_county; americana. History of Ceylon. In the British occupied Dutch Ceylon, and the Batavian Republic ceded the island to Britain in A first British occupation of Kingdom of Kandy in was only temportary; in a second campaign succeeded in annexing the Kingdom of.

Born son of Earl of Waterton: entered the Ceylon Civil Service, was a famous Pali scholar: devoting himself to this language, to acquaint himself with the native records of the island: the first to publish authentic facts as to the origin and progress of the Buddhist religion in Ceylon: these were first contributed to the.

The writer who would undertake to embody the whole history of such a people, with all their misfortunes and calamities, must needs have much more space than I have allotted to this epitome; and he must needs begin also (as I am doing) with those who are living, or he would be very apt to dwell upon the preamble of his work, until the present.

CHC: The Cambridge History of China. Volume I. The Ch’in and Han Empires, B.C. – A.D. Edited by Denis Twitchett and Michael Loewe. Cambridge University Press. CICA: China in Central Asia: The Early Stage BC – AD an annotated translation of chapters 61 and 96 of the History of the Former Han Dynasty.

Hulsewé, A. In the V.O.C. ousted the Portuguese from Ceylon and took over their territory around Colombo and Jaffna. The Kingdom of Kandy was the only native polity to last throughout the era of Portuguese and Dutch colonialism. In the British occupied Dutch Ceylon, and the Batavian Republic ceded the island to Britain in.

No. 7—”A Hand Book to the Jaffna Peninsula” by S. Katiresu. Proctor, District Court, Jaffna (P. 10) No. 7. This work was compiled by Mr. S. Katiresu, a popu­lar Proctor of the District Court of Jaffna, as a Souvenir of the open­ing of the Railway to the North, and published in And it is worthy of notice that the Ceylon Annals call the Pandi king whose army carried off the sacred tooth in Kulasaikera, a name which we may easily believe to represent Wassaf's Kalesa.

(Nelson's Madura, 55, 67, ; Turnour's Epitome, p. ). The Early History of Ceylon 3rd Edition by G. C.

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