Mihintale 42

  • Language: Simhal. Prakrit
  • Date: -90-90
  • Indoskript editor: kh
  • Dynasty:
  • ID: 719
  • Place of origin: Mihintale (80° 29' long., 8° 20' lat.)
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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.


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")


No. 42:

Śumana-p[u]taha parumaka-Yaśopalaha le[ṇe] śagaśa

Übersetzung: "The cave of the chief Yasopāla, son of Sumana, [is given] to the Saṅgha"


EZ. 5: 210 ff.

Allgemeine Anmerkung:

Inschrift ist in schlechtem Zustand; die o.g. Lesung weicht leicht von der der Edition ab.(kh)

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