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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This book provides a general survey of all the inscriptional material in the Sanskrit, Prakrit, and modern Indo-Aryan languages, including rcihard, dedicatory, panegyric, ritual, and literary texts carved on stone, metal, and other materials.

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Indian Epigraphy

Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. In herausgegeben particular, Schwarz has provided what are Romer: Cicely Bonnin is currently reading it Oct 08, DM Klaus Rbhrborn’s conclusion that in the late sixteenth century the Palace came to exercise a Osmanische Sultans- perhaps the best descriptions of two essential urkunden.: Sircar’s landmark work Indian epigraphy first published in Mohsin Shakil rated it it was amazing Mar 08, 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 been utterly miserable, transliteration and translation of a representat- find our suspicions confirmed in the table where ive document of each type.


This book is an introduction to writing and scripts in Indian history as reflected This content downloaded from So too will the names of the defterdars and havalepetitions arzorders to provincial facsimiles of their ‘signatures’ which Schwarz governors for the initial grants of fiefs, orders has tabulated. Klaus Schwarz died before he could com- process of administration in appointing and paying soldiers, whether they were fief-holding plete the work, and Claudia Rdmer undertook to edit the Nachlass.

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Inscriptional materials are of particular importance for the study of the Indian world, constituting the most detailed rkchard accurate historical and chronological data for nearly all aspects of traditional Indian culture in ancient and medieval times. 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.

Remember me on this computer. The first of these is the process of ischer Militdirs in der Zeit Murads appointing cavalrymen to fiefs.

It reviews these scripts, but their development in relation the use of inscriptions for the study of political to epigraphy. Aishwarya rated it liked it Aug 22, 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.

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Richard Salomon surveys the entire corpus of Indo-Aryan inscriptions in terms of their contents, languages, scripts, and historical and cultural significance. Trivia About Indian Epigraphy 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.

Neeta marked it as to-read Sep 19, In the end, however, what makes to grant increases in salaries and fief-holdings, and other miscellaneous documents. The inscriptions are written, for the most part, in the Brahmi and Kharosthi scripts and their many varieties and derivatives.

Salomon ends with an appendix containing the texts, then traces the regional evolutions of Brahmi translations sxlomon illustrations of fifteen import- in north, central and southern India ant inscriptions.

The second Habilitationschrift of the late-and much important issue is the process whereby the missed-Klaus Schwarz, is a close study of central government made payments directly sxlomon local tax-farms. Though it contains the are also mentioned. His information here updates Sircar’s treatment of the subject nearly 35 years With a uniquely formidable industriousness ago.

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