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The Historical Background
Dispersal of Settlements
Irrigation and Water Management
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Abhayagiri According administrative agricultural Alagakkonara ancient Sri Anuradhapura period areas Buddhist buffaloes C.W. Nicholas canal capital cattle centres century A.D. Ceylon Chola coconut Colombo commodities constructed Culavamsa cultivation datable District divel donated Dry Zone civilization Dutthagamani elephants fish foreign Gampola grant Ibn Batuta important indicates irrigation island Jaffna kingdom Jaffna Peninsula JRASCB Kashyapa king king's kingdom kiri Kotte Kurunegala Lankatilaka large number London Mahatittha Mahavamsa Mahaveli Mahavihara Mahinda IV market towns merchants Mihintale monastery monks Muslims ninth Nissankamalla officers ownership Padaviya Pali pamunu Papancasudani Parakramabahu Paranavitana plots of land political Polonnaruwa port pre-modern Sri Lanka R.A.L.H. Gunawardena Rajarata records refers region reign of Parakramabahu reservoirs revenue rice river roads royal Ruhuna rulers Samantapasadika Sandesa SDHRV settlements Sinhala Sinhala kingdom Sinhalese South Indian Sri Lanka swidden Tamil inscription tanks tenth century tenure term thirteenth century Tissa trade Vijayabahu village Wet Zone