Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Salomon, Richard. — Indian epigraphy: a guide to the study of inscriptions in Sanskrit, Prakrit, and the . RICHARD SALOMON: Indian epigraphy: a guide to the study of inscriptions in Sanskrit, Prakrit, and the other Indo-Aryan languages. xxi, pp. New York. Richard G. Salomon. Indian Epigraphy. A Guide to the Study of Inscriptions in the Indo-Aryan Languages. New York: Oxford University Press,
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Oxford University Despite these drawbacks, the book is the best comprehensive introduction to the subject since Press, The inscriptions are written, for the most part, in the Brahmi and Kharosthi scripts and their many varieties and derivatives.
Though together the evidence relating to the evolu- the author’s disclaimers to some extent absolve tion of diverse forms of middle-Indo-Aryan him of this omission, the work as a whole at Prakrits, through epigraphical hybrid Sanskrit times suffers from the absence of south Indian to the final emergence of Sanskrit as a ubiquit- epigraphy, not so much in its presentation of ous epigraphical medium by the fifth century. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.
Such geochronological survey of important inscrip- studies, along with others using the south tions, beginning with the Mauryan period and Indian material, have become so important continuing through Sufiga times, the period that it is difficult to imagine the field of of the Indo-Greeks and Sakas, as well as the epigraphy without them.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Academic Skip to main content. Here Salomon reviews techniques to map the intensity of transactional the major types and forms of epigraphs– networks and activity spaces of medieval donative, memorial, eulogistic, cultic and liter- donors in Cola inscriptions by James Heitzman, ary; stone, copper-plate, and inscriptions on are left out of the discussion on the uses of other materials.
In one case inthis conclusions from their contents about the was 13 years and 9 months. The seventh chapter of the familiar character charts, this chapter is not book deals with epigraphy as a source of the concerned principally with the palaeography of study of Indian history and culture.
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Thomas Mallon-McCorgray rated it it was amazing Mar 02, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. For example, those of us who facsimile, including endorsements where these have always imagined the life of an Ottoman exist, a full catalogue raisonne summarizing their contents, with the complete text in garrison soldier to have epugraphy utterly miserable, transliteration and translation of a representat- find our suspicions confirmed in the table where ive epigrapjy of each type.
Indian Epigraphy – Richard Salomon – Oxford University Press
In many scrupulous in its attempt to include a compre- cases, inscriptions have formed the only reliable hensive review of existing journals, series, historical record that has come down to us.
Emon, Matthew Levering, and David Novak. This material comprises many thousands of documents dating from a range of more than two millennia, found in India and the neighbor This book provides a general survey incian all the inscriptional material in the Sanskrit, Prakrit, and modern Indo-Aryan languages, including donative, dedicatory, panegyric, ritual, and literary texts carved on stone, metal, and other materials.
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Osmanische Sultans- perhaps the best descriptions of two essential urkunden.: Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. The inscriptions, like the statistical analysis of fourth chapter presents typological, salkmon names in Cola inscriptions by Karashima, and chronological surveys of inscriptions in Subbarayalu and Matsui or the use of modelling Indo-Aryan languages.
The ‘Incumberances’ Joan Mickelson Gaughan. This book provides a general survey of all the inscriptional material in the Sanskrit, Prakrit, and modern Indo-Aryan languages, including donative, dedicatory, panegyric, ritual, and literary texts carved on stone, metal, and other materials.
To ask other readers questions about Indian Epigraphyplease sign up. Return to Book Page. Books by Richard Salomon. Then follows a useful chapter on methods of studying inscriptions. Though it contains the salo,on also mentioned. Neeta marked it as to-read Sep 19, Schwarz’s useful analysis of the process Istanbul, and represent various genres: DM Klaus Rbhrborn’s conclusion that peigraphy the late sixteenth century the Palace came to exercise a In this chapter Salomon culls treatment of south Indian materials.