Excerpt from A Burmese Historian of Buddhism: Dissertation
The whole Of these nine chapters fall, roughly speaking, into two Books or Parts, by which division the scope Of the Sisanavamsa, as a History Of Buddhism, becomes clear.
Part I as we may call it (departing slightly from the order Of the Matt/16), is a group Of chapters of unequal length, mostly very short, and consisting Of a few legends, strung together with quotations from Buddha ghosa and the Dipavainsa.
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