Mahabharata

Mahabharata

by J. A. B. van Buitenen, Translator)
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0226846644

ISBN-13: 9780226846644

Pub. Date: 09/28/1981

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

The Mahabharata, an ancient and vast Sanskrit poem, is a remarkable collection of epics, legends, romances, theology, and ethical and metaphysical doctrine. The core of this great work is the epic struggle between five heroic brothers, the Pandavas, and their one hundred contentious cousins for rule of the land. This is the second volume of van Buitenen's acclaimed

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The Mahabharata, an ancient and vast Sanskrit poem, is a remarkable collection of epics, legends, romances, theology, and ethical and metaphysical doctrine. The core of this great work is the epic struggle between five heroic brothers, the Pandavas, and their one hundred contentious cousins for rule of the land. This is the second volume of van Buitenen's acclaimed translation of the definitive Poona edition of the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226846644
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
09/28/1981
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
871
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
The Mahabharata Translated
Book 4. The Book of Virata
Introduction
Comments
Summaries and Translation
Book 5. The Book of the Effort
Introduction
Contents
Summaries and Translation
Notes to the Text
Concordance of Critical Edition and Bombay Edition: Books 4 and 5
Index

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