The Sanskrit Epics

The Sanskrit Epics

by John Brockington
     
 

This comprehensive study of both Sanskrit epics, the Mahābhārata (including the Harivaṃśa) and the Rāmāyaṇa, surveys the current state of research and presents a coherent view of their nature and significance, as well as their influence on Indian culture.See more details below

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This comprehensive study of both Sanskrit epics, the Mahābhārata (including the Harivaṃśa) and the Rāmāyaṇa, surveys the current state of research and presents a coherent view of their nature and significance, as well as their influence on Indian culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004102606
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/29/1998
Series:
Handbook of Oriental Studies. Section 2 South Asia Series, #12
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
General Abbreviations
1Introduction1
2The History of Epic Studies41
3The Mahabharata (1)82
4The Mahabharata (2)159
5The Mahabharata (3)232
6The Harivamsa313
7The Ramayana (1)345
8The Ramayana (2)398
9The Ramayana (3)441
10Evolution473
Bibliography527
Indices559

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