The fourteenth book of the Khuddakanikāya (DA.i.17).
It contains, in verse, the lives of the twenty-
It is said (Bu.i.74) that the Buddhavaṃsa was taught, at Sāriputta’s request, at the Nigrodhārāma in Kapilavatthu, after the Buddha had performed the miracle of the Ratanacaṅkama. The Commentary on the Buddhavaṃsa is known as the Madhuratthavilāsinī (q.v.)
The Gandhavaṃsa (p.61) speaks of a Buddhavaṃsa written by an author named Kassapa. This is probably not the same work. Mention is also made (Gv.60) of a Subcommentary (ṭīkā) to the Buddhavaṃsa, Paramatthadīpāni by name.