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Classical Sanskrit literature

by Arthur Berriedale Keith

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Published by Association Press, Oxford University Press in Calcutta, London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sanskrit literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby A. Berriedale Keith.
    SeriesThe heritage of India series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPK2903 .K4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination153, [1] p.
    Number of Pages153
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16377137M
    LC Control Number24005772

    Taken in conjunction with my sanskrit Drama, published in , this work covers the field of Classical Sanskrit Literature, as opposed to the Vedic Literature, the epics, and the Puranas. To bring the subject-matter within the limits of a single volume has rendered it necessary to treat the scientific literature. other side classical Sanskrit has a profane, but not inferior to the religious aspect. Vedic Sanskrit differs from the classical Sanskrit in respect of the use of prefixes also. Sanskrit epic poetry was the next most important development in the field of secular literature. Sanskrit became one of the greatest languages of.

    More t books touch upon Indology, Sanskrit literature and Hindu religious texts, including the Vedas and other scriptures. A lot of them are rare and not available elsewhere and come from University libraries like the TTD/RSVP Sanskrit university at . Condition: New. 4th Edition. The present work is an analytical account of classical Sanskrit literature in its historical perspective. It is divided in six books, of several chapters, each dealing with a particular branch of Sanskrit learning. Book IV with Gadyakavya and Campu literature and Book V with the dramatic literature and Book VI.

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The present work is an analytical account of classical Sanskrit literature in its historical perspective. It is divided into six books, containing several chapters, each dealing with a particular branch of Sanskrit learning.

The work is full of references; the footnotes refer to a variety of sources, legendary, inscriptional, numismatic, architectural and literary. From the Jacket: The present work is an analytical account of classical Sanskrit literature in its historical perspective.

It is divided in six books, of several chapters, each dealing with a particular branch of Sanskrit learning. Book I deals with the great epics of India - the Ramayana and the Mahabharata as well as the Puranas and the Tantras; Book II with the Kavya and its varieties.

History of Classical Sanskrit Literature by M Krishnamachariar contains an elaborate account of all branches of Classical Sanskrit Literature on the basis of literary, epigraphical and archaelogical sources.

It has 23 chapters, each chapter dealing with a particular topic arranged chronologically. The classical period of Sanskrit literature dates to the Gupta period and the successive pre-Islamic Middle kingdoms of India. This roughly corresponds to 4 th century AD till arrival of Mohammedans.

This period is known for development of Sanskrit literature in all genres viz. Drama, Scholarly treatises, Stories, Epic Poems, Literature related to Science and. A catalogue of Sanskrit literature, chiefly printed in Europe.

To which is added: a catalogue of Sanskrit works printed in India; and a catalogue of Pali books. (London, Trübner, ), by Trübner & Co (page images at HathiTrust) Catalogue of Sanskrit books for sale at the Pandit Jyeshtharam Mukundjee's book depot.

The history of Sanskrit Literature is by itself a fascinating subject in which not only students of language but also the intelligentsia in general finds an abiding interest. This prompted me to undertake the first edition of the book under the title, An Introduction to Classical Sanskrit, in a short compass in Books shelved as sanskrit-literature: What Ten Young Men Did by Dandin, The Bhagavad Gita by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Mahabharata by C.

Rajagopalachari. The Clay Sanskrit Library is a series of books covering a wide spectrum of Classical Sanskrit literature spanning two millennia. Bound in the convenient pocket size (" x ") in an elegant design, each work features the original Sanskrit text in transliterated Roman letters on the left-hand page with its English translation on the facing page.

A History of Classical Poetry: Sanskrit, Pali, Prakrit Volume 1 of A history of Indian literature: Classical Sanskrit literature History of Indian literature: Author: Siegfried Lienhard: Publisher: Otto Harrassowitz Verlag, ISBN:Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

Sanskrit (/ ˈ s æ n s k r ɪ t /; Sanskrit: संस्कृतम्, romanized: saṃskṛtam, IPA: [ˈsɐ̃skr̩tɐm] ()) is an Indo-Aryan or Indic language of the ancient Indian subcontinent with a 3,year history.

It is the primary liturgical language of Hinduism and the predominant language of most works of Hindu philosophy as well as some of the principal texts of Buddhism and. INR. USD - US Dollar; Call Us at +91 - or Mail Us at [email protected] A Concise History of Classical Sanskrit Literature by Shastri Gaurinath and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Synopsis Classical Sanskrit literature boasts an exquisite canon of poetry devoted to erotic love.

In Erotic Poems from the Sanskrit, noted translator and scholar R. Parthasarathy curates a selection in a new verse translation that introduces readers to Sanskrit poetry in a modern English vernacular. The Murty Classical Library of India (MCLI) aims to make available the great literary works of India from the past two millennia in scholarly yet accessible English translations.

In addition, the text in the appropriate regional script will be provided on the facing page. A HISTORY OF SANSKRIT LITERATURE. CHAPTER I. INTRODUCTORY. Since the Renaissance there has been no event of such world-wide significance in the history of culture as the discovery of Sanskrit literature in the latter part of the eighteenth century.

After Alexander's invasion, the Greeks became to some extent acquainted with the learning of the. History of Classical Sanskrit Literature 1st Edition by Sukumari Bhattacharji (Author) › Visit Amazon's Sukumari Bhattacharji Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: 2. Sanskrit literature, body of writings produced by the Aryan peoples who entered the Indian subcontinent from the northwest, probably during the 2nd millennium developed as the vehicle of expression for the Brahmanical society that gradually established itself as the main cultural force throughout the region in the period before the Muslim conquest.

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Keith, Arthur Berriedale, Classical Sanskrit literature. The present work is an analytical account of classical Sanskrit literature in its historical perspective.

It is divided into six books, containing several chapters, each dealing with a particular branch of Sanskrit learning. The work is full of references; the footnotes refer to a variety of sources, legendary, inscriptional, numismatic Cited by: Sanskrit literature, literary works written in Sanskrit constituting the main body of the classical literature of India.

Introduction The literature is divided into two main periods—the Vedic (c–c BC), when the Vedic form of Sanskrit generally prevailed, and the Sanskrit (c BC– ), when classical Sanskrit (a development of Vedic) predominated.

Literature in Sanskrit, the classical language of India, represents a continuous cultural tradition from the time of the Vedas in the second millennium B.C.E. until the present. Sanskrit has an extremely rich and complex grammatical structure and an enormous vocabulary.

It was a spoken language for centuries before the Vedas were written down. Around B.C.E., in the classical .Classical studies. In the context of traditional European classical studies, the "classical languages" refer to Greek and Latin, which were the literary languages of the Mediterranean world in classical antiquity.

In terms of worldwide cultural importance, Edward Sapir in his book Language would extend the list to include Chinese, Arabic, and Sanskrit.This book contains an elaborate account of all branches of Classical Sanskrit Literature on the basis of literary, epigraphical and numismatical sources.

In 23 chapters, each chapter dealing with a particular topic arranged chronologically.