Sinhalese Prose Writing

Sinhalese writing was found on rock inscriptions from 200 BCE around Sri Lanka. Early prose works paraphrasing Buddhist writings in the Pali language.

      200 BCE
      Sri Lanka

Additional Information:

  • Sinhalese prose -Virtual Library Sri Lanka
    A survey of Sinhalese prose literature from ancient times to the modern period … to the great Aryan literary tradition as embodied in the hymns of the Rig Veda, …
  • Sri Lankan literature – Wikipedia
    Sri Lankan literature is the literary tradition of Sri Lanka. The largest part of Sri Lankan literature was written in the Sinhala language, but there is a considerable …
  • An Introduction to Sri Lankan Literature – Words Without Borders
    … Buddhism had and has on scholarship and literature in Sri Lanka, both prose and verse … Naturally, earlier works in the Sri Lankan canon have been significantly … The literary history of Tamil writers in Sri Lanka is far less voluminous than …
  • How Sinhala literature developed – Sunday Times
    The State Literary Festival and the International Book Fair are the two biggest … dating back to the 3rd century B.C., provide positive proof of ancient Sinhala writing. … Two works in prose – ‘Sikhavalanda Vinisa’ and ‘Herana Sika Vinisa’ also …

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