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Efforts to de-legitimize The Mahavamsa – A Few Comments on J.L. Devananda’s Response

Feb 16, 2011 5:59:40 AM- transcurrents.com

Part 1

By Bandu de Silva

~ By contrast, the role of archaeology in the consideration of early Tamil identity has been more or less secondary. The common tendency is for South Indian historians to appropriate the archaeological data as a source of correlates for information gleaned from the texts – in other words, to use the material record to search out “known” historical patterns, events, or places…[Click to read here in full ~ dbsjeyaraj.com]