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De Soysa saga a historical perspective by V. S. M. De Mel

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Published by De Soysa in Colombo .
Written in English


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Statementedited by V.S.M. De Mel.
The Physical Object
Pagination245p.
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21582011M

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Prof. Indra de Soysa has a PhD in Political Science from the University of Alabama in the USA. He has worked previously at the International Peace Research Institute in Oslo (PRIO) and the University of Bonn in Germany. A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all. The De Soysa Charitaya, Or, History Pertaining to the Lives and Times of Charles Henry De Soysa, J.P., and Other Members of the De Soysa Family V. S. M. De Mel De Soysa, - Philanthropists - . The De Soysa charitaya, or, History pertaining to the lives and times of Charles Henry De Soysa, J.P., and other members of the De Soysa family. Colombo, Sri Lanka: De Soysa. MLA Citation. De Mel, V. S. M. and Don Bastian, C. the hospitals educational work socio-cultural contributions the economic saga. the political contribution. the newspapers the houses the name.

de Soysa of Moratuwa - Family # A Bean & Two Leaves (Chapter 12) But the statement in the book that the famous reception was held at Lakshmigiri and not at Bagatalle Walavva seems questionable since the fact that Bagtalle walavva was the venue is almost an accepted matter. I end with the words my father, his grandson, the late Prof. C.C. de Silva wrote in The De Soysa Saga, ‘It is a privilege bestowed on few of us to be remembered, wept, honoured and sung for The de Soysa Saga mentions that Lady Catherine De Soysa, wife of Charles Henry de Soysa, contributed jointly with her sons the requisite funds for the construction of the Princess Louise Hospital at Lunawa. The road leading to the hospital from the railway station was also named after the mother – Lady de Soysa . The Book of Soyga, also titled Aldaraia, is a 16th-century Latin treatise on magic, one copy of which was owned by the Elizabethan scholar John Dee's death, the book was thought lost until , when two manuscripts were located in the British Library (Sloane MS 8) and the Bodleian Library (Bodley MS. ), under the title Aldaraia sive Soyga vocor, by Dee scholar Deborah Harkness.

The de Soysa Saga mentions that Lady Catherine De Soysa, wife of Charles Henry de Soysa, contributed jointly with her sons the requisite funds for the construction of the Princess Louise Hospital at Lunawa. The road leading to the hospital from the railway station was also named after the mother - Lady de Soysa . V.S.M De Mel in his book “The De Soysa Charitaya (Saga)” states that quote “ In anticipation of the visit to Ceylon of H.R.H the Duke of Edinburgh K.G., G.C.M.G., G.C.S.I.., P.C., the second son of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, Charles Henry De Soysa, having conferred with his uncle Susew de Soysa and other members of the family decided to.   The Book of Soyga also known as Aldaraia sive Soyga vocor or Soyga: the book that kills was written in the 16th-century and apparently lost until it was found at the British Library in The work consists of several books Liber Aldaraia, Liber Radiorum, and Liber decimus septimus and a number of minor er they form a treatise of magic and what makes it mysterious is 40 . Running through the book is a common thread of concern for the environment, an appreciation for the arts, and rather idealistic ideas on simple ways of reversing the damage caused to the environment. Author Rohan de Soysa shows how this mindset is needed in the future so that we can achieve a balanced environment suitable for all life-forms.