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A manual covering the whole field of Abhidhamma in a condensed way, published together with one of the commentaries on it (the Abhidhammatthavibhavini-tika). (10th and 11th century C.E.) This manual is the main primer for the study of Abhidhamma used throughout the Theravada Buddhist world. An earlier edition, edited by T.W. Rhys Davids, is published in The Journal of the Pali Text Society, 1884.
The PTS English translation is Compendium of Philosphy. See also Bhikkhu Bodhi's masterful translation A Comprehensive Manual of Abhidhamma