The Great Chronicle of Lanka

The Ruwanweli Dagaba under moonlight

Translated from Pali

by Wilhelm Geiger

THE MAHAVAMSA

6th Century BC to 4th Century AD

*Editor's Note
*List of Sovereigns *Wars and Battles

*Pali words

*Geneology of Kings
Published by
Ceylon Government
Information Dept.
Colombo, 1912
Web Edition
Email: Rhajiv Ratnatunga
Pittsburgh PA USA
Online August 2002
This website is dedicated to my great grandfather
Mudliyar P. D. Ratnatunga (1881-1976)
who was for many years Honorary Secretary of the Colombo Branch of the Pali Text Society,
and to the memory of my grandfather
Deshamanya E.L. Senanayake (1920-2000)
who first introduced me to the great history of Sri Lanka

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