Rock-Inscription of Goṭhābhaya from Tiṁbiriväva

  • Language: Simhal. Prakrit
  • Date: 120-440
  • Indoskript editor: kh
  • Dynasty: Lambakaṇṇa
  • ID: 640
  • Place of origin: Anurādhapura (80° 24' long., 8° 18' lat.)
Show the letter table

Variants

Literature

Material: Stein

Datierung: inschriftlich in das zweite Regierungsjahr des Königs Mekavaṇa Abaya, unklar, zwischen 120 und 440 n.Chr.

Herkunft: Timbiriväva, Anurādhapura.

Scanvorlage:

Paranavitana, S.: Inscriptions of Ceylon, ed. Malini Dias,

Vol. II, Part II: containing rock and other inscriptions from the reign of Kaniṭṭhatissa (164 - 192, A.D.) to Mahāsena (276 - 303, A.D.). Colombo, 2001; (Colombo Archaeological Survey Department), S. 183:

"Two Rock-Inscriptions of Goṭhābhaya from Ti»biriveva";

No. 108

Herkunft: Anurādhapura steht hier stellvertretend für Ti»biriväva "in the Mahapotāna Koraýë West of the Anurādhapura District, there is an ancient site now known as Veheragala" (Ep. Zeyl. Vol. IV, S. 223), da der beschriebene Ort nicht eindeutig identifiziert werden konnte (ca. 6 Timbiriveva und mind. zwei Veragalas in diesem Gebiet; kh).

Die Inschrift ist in das zweite Regierungsjahr des Königs Mekavaṇa Abaya (Meghavaṇṇa Abhaya), Sohn des Sirinaka-maharaja (Sirināga-mahārāja) datiert [s. Ed. S. 183 und Ep. Zeyl. 4, S. 224].

"The Dipava » sa refers to this king by the name of Meghavaṇṇa Abhaya: the name Goṭhābhaya does not occur in it at all. ... The king in whose regnal years these two records are dated has ... to be identified as Goṭhābhaya, about whose parentage, the chronicles are all silent "(Ed. S. 184).

Zur Dynastie: s. Ep. Zeyl. Vol. IV, S. 227.

weitere Literatur:

ASC, Seventh Progress Report, S. 55-56 und

Epigraphia Zeylanica , Vol. IV, No. 28, S.223-228.

Additional information

Historical places

Historical persons

Sample page