2. Hatthadátha. A nephew of Dáthopatissa I. who fled to Jambudípa when Dáthopatissa 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 Dáthopatissa II. (650-58 A.C.) (Cv.xliv.154). His nephew, Aggabodhi, became Viceroy and governor of Dakkhinadesa. Hatthadátha gave Senámagáma to the Kassapa-vihára, Mahágalla to the Padhánghara, Kasagáma to the Mora-parivena, and Punneli to the Thúpáráma. He built the Kappura-parivena and the Tiputthulla-parivena in the Abhayuttara vihára. Mánavamma of Rohana rose in rebellion against him, but was defeated in a battle. Dáthopatissa was succeeded by Aggabodhi VI. Cv.xlv.22, 78 f.; xlvi.1; xlvii.4, 36, 39.

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

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