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Dipavamsa
also called "Deepavamsa" and has one more synonym

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  1. is the oldest historical record of Sri Lanka

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  2. i.e., Chronicle of the Island, in Pali

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  3. The chronicle is believe to be compiled from Atthakatha and other sources around the 3-4th century

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  4. Together with Mahavamsa, it is the source of many accounts of ancient history of Sri Lanka and India

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  5. Its importance resides not only as a source of history and legend, but also as an important early work in Buddhist and Pali literature

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  6. The work has been translated into english by B. C. Law

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