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Title
Signage to slab inscription at North Entrance to the Citadel: Medieval Sinhala script
Creator
de Silva, Preethi
Date Created and/or Issued
2016
Publication Information
Claremont Colleges Library
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
Ancient Cultural Sites and Royal Residences
Rights Information
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
Description
Text: Inscription includes descriptions of the virtues of King Nissankamalla and mentions that the members of the Kalinga royal dynasty who protected the subjects with good governance were the most suitable to be kings. It also mentions persons from the Kalinga royalty should be the kings of Sri Lanka and those of the Govi caste and non-Buddhist princes from Cola or Kerala are not fit to claim legacy to the throne. The people who show allegiance to those who have no right to Royalty will be treated as traitors.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs01156.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/1286
Subject
Signs and signboards
Time Period
12th century CE
Place
North Entrance
Polonnaruva
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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