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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Hatthadātha:2.Hatthadātha.A nephew of Dāthopatissa I.who fled to Jambudīpa when Dāthopatissa was defeated by Kassapa II.He later returned with a Damila force,defeated Dappula II.,who was then on the throne,and became king under the name of Dāthopatissa II.(650-58 A.C.) (Cv.xliv.154).His nephew,Aggabodhi,became Viceroy and governor of Dakkhinadesa.Hatthadātha gave Senāmagāma to the Kassapa-vihāra,Mahāgalla to the Padhānghara,Kasagāma to the Mora-parivena,and Punneli to the Thūpārāma.He built the Kappura-parivena and the Tiputthulla-parivena in the Abhayuttara vihāra.Mānavamma of Rohana rose in rebellion against him,but was defeated in a battle.Dāthopatissa was succeeded by Aggabodhi VI.Cv.xlv.22,78 f.; xlvi.1; xlvii.4,36,39.

2.Hatthadātha. A native of Unhanagara.He was summoned to Ceylon by the Damila Potthakuttha and consecrated king (676 A.C.).He built the Padhānaghara in Kāladīghāvika and died after a reign of only six months,killed by the soldiers of Mānavamma.Cv.xlvi.45; xlvii.57; see also Cv.Trs.i.102,n.3.

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