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Maha vam Đsa, or, The great chronicle of Ceylon

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Published by Asian Educational Services in New Delhi .
Written in English

  • Buddhism -- Sri Lanka -- History -- To 1505.,
  • Sri Lanka -- History -- To 1505.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGreat chronicle of Ceylon., Maha vam Đsa.
    Statementtranslated by Wilhelm Geiger ; and from the German into English by Mabel Haynes Bode.
    ContributionsGeiger, Wilhelm, 1856-1943., Bode, Mabel Haynes.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationlxiii, 300 p. :
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14705574M
    ISBN 108120602188

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