Serendipity

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The name used by all nations which professed the religion of Mohamed specially Arabs (cordiner(1807) (philalethus (1807). According to tenant (1859) this name had been derived from Seren-diva.

Sun & Sand

Ceilan

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A variation of Zeilan said to have been used by the Portuguese.

Love & Lust

Taprobane

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A Greek version conjectured to be ea corruption from Thampapani / Thamparapani. It was this named by which the island was known to the Macedonians: it is derivable from the pali term Tambra Panni
(Tennent 1859). According to Frobs (1840 ) and Starbo,  (1620), Pliny the roman write had described the island as Thaptobane

Trails & Treks

 

Zeilan

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It is considered to be the derived from Sinhala "the lion" (Cordiner , 1807) bur according to the Tennent (1859) it had been shortened from Serendib by the Portuguese and according to Bennett (1845), Nikolo di Conti the venetian had referred to Ceylon as Zeilan

Widlife & Wellness

 

L'Isle De Ceylan

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One of three deferent names used by Philippus Baldaeus (1672) in the translated version of his book title " a description of the great and most famous isle of Ceylon"

Heritage & Historical

 

Ceilon

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Robert Knox used this name, when in Batavia , when referring to the king of Ceilon. He also used the name Zelone in this script

 

Excursions