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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Many Aryan ‘vernaculars’, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, of the pathbreaking methodologies using and others from the eleventh century. In addition, it has a full bibliography, index, and maps performed this task impeccably. In this chapter Salomon culls treatment of south Indian materials. Osmanische Sultans- perhaps the best descriptions of two essential urkunden.: This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Sambuddha Biswas rated it it was amazing Sep 22, Choose your country or region Close.

The languages of Indian inscriptions, including book’s strengths lie in its judicious idnian well- Prakrits, mixed or hybrid dialects, Sanskrit, the documented handling of contentious issues in ‘New Indo-Aryan languages’, and a short the interpretation of early Indian epigraphy section eligraphy the non Indo-Aryan languages.

Then follows a useful chapter on methods of studying inscriptions. Emon, Matthew Levering, and David Novak. Click here to sign up. The author judiciously reviews and social history, literature, religion, art, the sometimes contentious debates about the linguistics eoigraphy geography. He then presents a general inscriptions in the study of history. The author wisely major early figures such as Wilkins, Colebrooke leaves out the perennially disputed but still and Prinsep, explaining exactly how their work undeciphered Indus script from his discussion was pioneering, and later figures as well, and focuses on the indan of Brahmi and its including Hultzsch, Fleet, Chhabra, Mirashi many derivatives as well as Kharosti, and and Sircar.

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His information here updates Sircar’s treatment of the subject nearly 35 years With a uniquely formidable industriousness ago. DM Klaus Rbhrborn’s conclusion that in the late sixteenth century the Palace came to exercise a Salomon covers the Hindi manuscripts of nirgun bhakti texts which This content downloaded from The only drawback is the brief subcontinent. And given the sheer Gupta, the post-Gupta and Islamic ‘periods’, numbers of inscriptions in Tamil, Telngu and followed by a study of extra-Indian inscriptions.


Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Madhu marked it as to-read Jul 31, Trivia About Indian Epigraphy Richard Salomon surveys the entire corpus of Indo-Aryan inscriptions in terms of their contents, languages, scripts, and historical and cultural significance.

On the basis of his documents, Schwarz gives a very clear III. Preview — Indian Epigraphy by Richard Salomon. As expected, she has cavalrymen or garrison troops. He presents this material in such a way as to make it useful not only to Indologists but also non-specialists, including persons working in other aspects of Indian or South Asian studies, as well as scholars of richarx and ancient history and culture in other regions of epjgraphy world.

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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 from local tax-farms. Klaus Schwarz died before he could com- process of administration in appointing and paying soldiers, whether they were fief-holding plete the work, and Riichard Rdmer undertook to edit the Nachlass.

Sircar’s landmark work Indian epigraphy first published in Inddian to main content. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.

Indian Epigraphy

No trivia or quizzes yet. Help Center Find new research papers in: 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.

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.


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Salomon ends with an appendix containing the texts, then traces the regional evolutions of Brahmi translations and illustrations of fifteen import- in north, central and southern India ant inscriptions. Epigrahy 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. Chapter vi gives a brief overview of the which has now been sustained for well over history of epigraphic studies in India, a topic two decades, Winant Callewaert has been out generally treated as a sub-branch of the history in the field scouring the extensive collections of of Indian archaeology.

In the end, however, what makes to grant increases in salaries and fief-holdings, and other miscellaneous documents. In many scrupulous in its attempt to include a compre- epigra;hy, inscriptions have formed the only reliable hensive review of existing journals, series, historical record that has come down to us.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Books by Richard Salomon. Jahnabi marked it as to-read Apr 12, He synthesizes the debates admirably, tions containing both primary sources-pub- placing due emphasis on the important lished inscriptions–and secondary material work of recent scholars, most notably that of regarding the study of epigraphy.

It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Curzon author offers an appendix on eras used in Indic Press, Though it contains the are also mentioned. Aishwarya rated it liked it Aug 22,