Mihintale 14-16

  • Language: Simhal. Prakrit
  • Date: -90-90
  • Indoskript editor: kh
  • Dynasty:
  • ID: 352
  • Place of origin: Mihintale (80° 29' long., 8° 20' lat.)
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Variants

u in upaśaka (No. 16) ist seitenverkehrt.

pa in parumaka (No. 16) ist vertikal und horizontal gespiegelt.

hu in humana (No. 16) ist vertikal und horizontal gespiegelt.

Literature

Material: Felswand.

Datierung: nach Paranavitana letztes Viertel 3. Jhd. v. Ch. - Mitte 1. Jhd. n. Ch. (Ed.: S. xvii); hier -90 bis 90 n.Chr. angesetzt.

Herkunft: Mihintale, Anuradhapura Dist., Sri Lanka.

Scanvorlage:

Paranavitana, S.: Inscriptions of Ceylon

Vol. I: containing Cave Inscriptions from 3rd century B.C. to 1st century A.C. and other Inscriptions in the early Brāhmī Script. [o.O.], 1970; (Archaeological Survey of Ceylon)

Section A: Inscriptions in early Brāhmī Script, S. 1 ff.

Anuradhapura Distrikt, Mihintale

(Ed. S. vii: "Mihintale [Cetiyagiri, Missaka-pabbata, Mahinda-taṭa] in Kanadarā Korale of nuvaragam Palāta in the Anurādhapura District; eight miles east of Anurādhapura on the Trincomalee Road. Nos. 1-75")

Pl.II,

Nos. 14-16:

Die 3 Inschriften befinden sich unmittelbar untereinander.

14- Kaṇagama-ra[jhaśa] Tiśaha jhita Śavera-Śamaṇiya leṇe śagaśa

Übersetzung: "The cave of the nun Savera (Ed.: may be Skt. Iśvarī, Śarvarī or Śapharī), daughter of Tissa , king of Kaṇagama (Ed.: may stand for Kṛṣṇa or Karṇā), [is given] to the Saṅgha."

15- "the same text as No. 14, but with the omission of the word śagaśa. "

16- Parumaka-Humana-puta upaśaka .. .. ..dine*

Übersetzung: "[The cave] of the lay-devotee...son of the chief Sumana , [is given to the Saṅgha]."

Literatur:

EZ. 5: 210 ff.

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