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The Classical Dictionary encompassing the vast Hindu pantheon presents episodes, legends, literary works and geographical locales associated with Hindu religious beliefs. It is now offered in a fresh, state-of-the-art typeset incorporating standard diacritical marks. This book is a dictionary - hence arranged alphabetically - on Hindu Mythology and Religion, Geography, History, and Literature. The main portion of this work consists of mythology, but religion bound up by mythology; chief geographical names of old writers have also been noticed. Short descriptions of many Sanskrit works have also been given. This book is a reprint of the 1879 edition Printed Pages: 412. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 98683
Titel: A Classical Dictionary of Hindu Mythology ...
Verlag: Asian Educational Services
Auflage: 5th or later edition.
Buchbeschreibung Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd., 1973. Hardcover. Buchzustand: AsNew. First edition. John Dowson`s A Classical Dictionary of Hindu Mythology and Religion, Geography, History and Literature is a handy reference work prepared as an aid to the scholars and lay readers interested in these aspects of the past of India. It contains information on a vast array of subjects, concepts, personages, names, events, etc., which frequently occur in the ancient Indian literature and religious works. For the uninitiated, the Dictionary is a useful guide for understanding the obscure and the unknown subjects. The present Dictionary is not merely an alphabetical list of terms and subjects; it contains, compact and condensed information culled together from various sources about each subject. The author has primarily depended upon authoritative translations and works of eminent scholars for the compilation of the Dictionary. Besides the literal meaning, the compiler has also given a full description of the subjects with necessary details. For those interested in delving deeper into the controversial subjects included in the Dictionary, references of learned articles and European works have also been supplied. A brief introduction of the subject outlining the history of the works alluded to in the Dictionary, a Sanskrit Index and a General Index add to the usefulness of the volume and is a must for every bookshelf. Printed Pages: 431. Artikel-Nr. 457
Buchbeschreibung New Delhi: Oriental Books Reprint 1973, 1973. gebunden im Hardcover (HC). gebunden im Hardcover (HC); 411 Seiten -/- Zustand: gebraucht, gut erhalten ; Einband etwas berieben und etwas unsauber. Artikel-Nr. 31984
Buchbeschreibung Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1972. Cloth. Buchzustand: Very Good in Good dust jacket. This is a hardcover book with dark green cloth covered boards. Gilded titling on spine. Dust Jacket is clipped. DJ is slighty edgeworn and sunfaded. Professional book dealer since 1975. All orders are processed promptly and packaged with the utmost care. Satisfaction guaranteed. ; 411 pages. Artikel-Nr. 37794
Buchbeschreibung 1973. Cloth. This is a hard cover book with black cloth covered boards. Gilded titling on cover and spine. Dust jacket is unclipped, but edgeworn and chipped. "This is a handy reference-work prepared as an aid to the scholars and lay readers interested in these aspects of the past of India. ' Former owner's name and ink stamp on fep. Professional book dealer since 1975. All orders are processed promptly and packaged with the utmost care. Satisfaction guaranteed. Artikel-Nr. 034002
Buchbeschreibung Lyall Book Deport, 1900. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Acceptable. Hardcover with jacket. Acceptable condition. Donald Chesworth bookplate on the front pastedown. No publication date stated; it was not published in 1900. The jacket is marked and edgeworn, with several nicks, tears and creases. The jacket spine is sunned. Marks and wear to the hardcover. The front upper leading corner is bumped, affecting nearly all the pages. The spine is cocked. The pages remain sound; all text is clear. CM. Used. Artikel-Nr. 468135