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SRI LANKA TRAVEL BLOG

Experience. Feel. Share. Sri Lanka
In antiquity, Sri Lanka was known to travellers by a variety of names. According to the Mahavamsa, the legendary Prince Vijaya named the land Tambapanni (‘copper-red hands’ or ‘copper-red earth’), because his followers’ hands were reddened by the red soil of the area.[22][23] In Hindu mythology, such as the Ramayana, the island was referred to as Lankā (‘Island’). The Tamil term Eelam (Tamil: ஈழம், romanized: īḻam), was used to designate the whole island in Sangam literature.[24][25] The island was known under Chola rule as Mummudi Cholamandalam (‘realm of the three crowned Cholas’).[26] Ancient Greek...
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