Sinhalese Folklore Notes Ceylon
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Sinhalese Folklore Notes Ceylon

By Arthur A. Perera
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Table of Contents
  • INTRODUCTORY NOTE.
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS.
  • SINHALESE FOLKLORE NOTES.
  • CHAPTER I.
  • THE EARTH AND THE SKY.
  • CHAPTER II.
  • THE VEGETABLE WORLD.
  • CHAPTER III.
  • THE ANIMAL WORLD.
  • CHAPTER IV.
  • HUMAN BEINGS.
  • CHAPTER V.
  • THINGS MADE BY MAN.
  • CHAPTER VI.
  • THE SOUL AND ANOTHER LIFE.
  • CHAPTER VII.
  • SUPERHUMAN BEINGS.
  • CHAPTER VIII.
  • OMENS AND DIVINATION.
  • CHAPTER IX.
  • THE MAGIC ART.
  • CHAPTER X.
  • DISEASE AND LEECHCRAFT.
  • CHAPTER XI.
  • SOCIAL AND POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS.
  • CHAPTER XII.
  • RITES OF INDIVIDUAL LIFE.
  • CHAPTER XIII.
  • OCCUPATIONS AND INDUSTRIES.
  • CHAPTER XIV.
  • FESTIVALS.
  • CHAPTER XV.
  • GAMES, SPORTS AND PASTIMES.
  • CHAPTER XVI.
  • STORIES.
  • CHAPTER XVII.
  • SONGS AND BALLADS.
  • CHAPTER XVIII.
  • PROVERBS, RIDDLES AND LOCAL SAYINGS.
  • APPENDIX.
  • GLOSSARY OF SINHALESE FOLK TERMS APPEARING IN THE SERVICE TENURE REGISTER (1872.)
    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
    • E
    • G
    • H
    • I
    • J
    • K
    • L
    • M
    • N
    • O
    • P
    • R
    • S
    • T
    • U
    • W
    • Y
  • Colophon
    • Availability
    • Encoding
    • Revision History
    • External References
    • Corrections
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