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Edited by Marijke J. Klokke, with an introduction by Jan Fontein
How has ancient India’s incredibly rich literary heritage been visually represented in temples in South and Southeast Asia is the central question of this volume. It discusses theoretical aspects, provides new interpretations, and proposes innovative interpretations through advanced comparative ...
This work analyzes the Islamic ritual buildings of western India as innovations of the local architectural tradition. These buildings themselves forged new senses of community, initiating processes of social integration and redefinition among Muslim and non-Muslim groups in the region.
This work presents a new edition of two kāṇḍas (books") of the Paippalādasaṃhitā, generally considered to be among the most important Vedic texts. In so doing, it aims to provide a model for future first and new editions of other kāṇḍas.
Alexandra van der Geer
This magnificently illustrated study of a vast amount of South Asian animal stone sculptures provides an art history covering almost four and a half thousand years, analyzing the art historical, archeological and cultural context of animals in society.
Peter C. Bisschop
The present volume contains a critical edition of two different versions of Skandapurāṇa 167, one transmitted in early Nepalese palm-leaf manuscripts, another transmitted in two later recensions styled Ambikakhanda and Revakhanda.
Kamala Elizabeth Nayar
John Burton-Page†. Edited by George Michell
The articles by John Burton-Page on Indian Islamic architecture assembled in this volume give an historical overview of the subject, ranging from the mosques and tombs erected by the Delhi sultans in the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries, to the great monuments of the Mughals in the 16th and 17th ...
Doris Meth Srinivasan
This is a multidisciplinary analysis to determine the meaning of multiple body parts in early Indian art. Investigation of Brahmanical texts and culture establish several meanings and indicate the interplay between religion and art, making possible an interpretation of Hindu icons.
At the hand of the hero Karna this book offers a model for ‘heroic religion’, having to a large extent shaped not only the Indic epics, but also cognate Indo-European epics, such as Homer’s Iliad.
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