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Professor A.H.M.H. Abayarathna
B.A.(Kel'ya), Ph.D.(Kel'ya)
Designation : Dean of the Faculty ,Professer
Contact Address: Department of History, University of Kelaniya
Telephone: 0112914491, 071-8716387
Intercom: 840
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Research Interests
  • Ancient History
Positions
  • Dean,  Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Senior Student Counselor Faculty of Social Sciences,  University of  Kelaniya
  • Co-Secretary University Teachers Association - University of Kelaniya
Selected Publications

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS:

Printed Books

a) History as revealed by the Vutthamala Sandesha Sathaka, Translation and Edition of the Pail source, Vuttmala Sandesa Sataka, S. Godage International Publishers, Colombo, 2003

b) Gampola Period: A study about the political, religious, social and economical conditions, S. Godage International Publishers, Colombo,2009

c) Polonnaruwa:  A review from Mahawansa, S.Godage International publishers, Ragama. 2009.

d) Dhathuwansa, Translation and Edition, S.Godage International publishers, Ragama. 2009.

e) Anuradhapuraya, Vol 1, S.Godage International publishers, Ragama 2009

MONOGRAPHS:

  • Mahavamsa (1st part edition)
  • Mahavamsa (2nd part edition)
  • Rasavahini (edition)
  • Report on Some Collapsing Historical places in Uva Province. (Funded by the Research and Publication Section of the University of Kelaniya.)
  • Report on Rajagala Historical and Archeological Site. (Funded by RCSS).

ARTICLES:

  • A Study About identify Of ¼ Parakramabahu. Studies in Social Sciences, Journal of the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Vol. II (January. 1997) pp 84-105
  • Hindu religious influence of God belief in Gampola Period.  Aithihasika Paryesana, Journal of the Department of History, University of Kelaniya, vol I (2003) pp 7-29
  • Power of Kings and its Limitations of ancient India. Chirantana, Journal of Historical Studies, No. 4 (December 2000) pp 54-60
  • The Ferification of Mahindagamanaya by the Rassahela or Rajagala.

Purathana, Journal of the Central Cultural Fund, Ministry of Cultural Affairs and National Heritage. (2005) pp 25-28

  • Foreing Relations in Polonnaruwa Era.

Pulathisi Vamshaya, Journal of the Ministry of Cultural Affairs and National Heritage. (2009)  pp 151-158

  • Theravadaism, Mahayanism and Schism of Sri lanka.

Siri Piyarthana Abhinandana Sangrahaya, Journal of Jayamaga Maha Pirivena, Hingurakgoda, (2009), PP 46-50.

  • Origin and development of Sri Lankan Irrigation System.

Dahasak Mahawew, Journal of the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation,2005 pp 9-10

  • Historical development of Sri Lankan education.

Muragala, Journal of the Patriotic National Movement. February (2004), R.C.Publishers, Nugegoda, pp 35-40

  • Beliefs and rituals in Pre – Mahindagamanaya Period of Sri Lanka. Navayugaya,

(June 2008), pp 3-5

 

TRANSLATIONS:

Dhatuvamso : Translation and Edition, Isira Creations, Ragama.  2009.

 

EDITING ACADEMIC JOURNALS AND PUBLICATIONS

* Aitihasika Prayesana, the Journal of the Department of History, University of Kelaniya, Vol I. 2003.

* Muragala, the Journal of the Patriotic National Movement, Member of the Editorial Board, from 2004 to 2009.

* Purathana, the Journal of the Central Cultural Fund, Ministry of Cultural Affairs and National Heritage, Member of the Editorial Board, 2005.

  • Vuttamala Sandesa Sataka,2004, S.Godage, Colombo
  • History of Gampola Period, 2007, S.Godage,Colombo
  • Some legends in Sihalavatthu, JRAS, 2006, Colombo