Epic Narratives in the HoysalI?a Temples: The RamayanI?a, Mahabharata and Bhagavata PuranI?a in HalI?ebid, Belur and AmrI?tapura

Epic Narratives in the HoysalI?a Temples: The RamayanI?a, Mahabharata and Bhagavata PuranI?a in HalI?ebid, Belur and AmrI?tapura

by Evans
     
 

This contextual study of narrative reliefs depicting Hindu epics and puranas on specific South Indian Hoysaḷa temples provides a detailed exposition of narrative episodes paired with photographs, illustrating and reviewing the stories and exploring techniques of Indian visual narrative.

Overview

This contextual study of narrative reliefs depicting Hindu epics and puranas on specific South Indian Hoysaḷa temples provides a detailed exposition of narrative episodes paired with photographs, illustrating and reviewing the stories and exploring techniques of Indian visual narrative.

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From the Publisher
'...particularly valuable as constructive contribution to a specific aspect of medieval Indian temple art.'
Edgar C. Polomé, The Journal of Indo-European Studies, 1999.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004105751
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/01/1997
Series:
Numen Book Series, #74
Pages:
271
Product dimensions:
6.48(w) x 9.56(h) x 0.85(d)

Meet the Author

Kirsti Evans, Ph.D. (1993), Department of Religious Studies, Lancaster University, is a Research Fellow in Indian Religions at Lancaster University. She has published: Patterns of Visual Story-telling: Episodes from the Story of Rāma, (1995).

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