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Eleven years in Ceylon.

Comprising sketches of the field sports and natural history of that colony, and an account of its history and antiquities.

by Jonathan Forbes

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Published by R. Bentley in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka.
    • Subjects:
    • Sri Lanka

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy Major Forbes ...
      ContributionsTurnour, George, 1799-1843.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS489 .F38 1841
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6593543M
      LC Control Number17000802
      OCLC/WorldCa3007331

      George Turnour Jnr, CCS (–) was a British colonial administrator, scholar and a historian. A member of the Ceylon Civil Service, he served as a Government Agent, Assistant Colonial Secretary and Treasurer of the is known for his translation of the Mahavamsa, the Great Chronicle of Sri Lankan history which was published in   Read "Eleven Years in Central South Africa" by Thomas Morgan Thomas available from Rakuten Kobo. An important surviving source for the study of the spectacular and short-lived kingdom of Ndebele. In the literature of Brand: Taylor And Francis.

      In the name was changed to the Journal of the Ceylon Branch of the British Medical Association and in it was renamed back to the Ceylon Medical Journal. At years, it is the oldest surviving English medical journal in Asia and Australasia, [6] and is the leading scientific journal in Sri iation: SLMA. The Mahavamsa: Original Version Chapters 1 – 37 two thousand years of Ceylon history during which fifty-four kings of the Great Dynasty-the Mahavansa of the title -and one hundred and eleven sovereigns of the Sulavansa or lower race, sat on the throne of Lanka.

      History of Ceylon from the earliest period to village folk tales of ceylon () Vol 3. The bungalow and the tent or a visit to Ceylon Vol 1 () views of lipton ceylon tea estates. ceylon government railway Yakkun nattannawa a Cingalese poem. Two Happy Years in Ceylon Vol 1. A Visit to Ceylon by Haeckel. The wild. In Major Jonathan Forbes’ Eleven Years in Ceylon () the author remarks that the procession which ‘commenced with the new moon continued until the full moon in July, sometimes longer, if the procession was interrupted by meeting with a dead body of any animal or any object considered unclean.


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