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.

Date:
      200 BCE
Location:
      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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