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Gandharan Buddhism Archaeology, Art, and Texts.

Author: Behrendt, Kurt A.
Publisher: Univ of British Columbia Pr 2007.
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The essays in this volume reassess Gandharan Buddhism in light of these findings, utilizing a multidisciplinary approach that illuminates the complex historical and cultural dynamics of the region.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Behrendt, Kurt A.
ISBN: 9780774810814 0774810815
OCLC Number: 148748456
Contents: ContentsIllustrationsAcknowledgmentsIntroduction / Pia Brancaccio and Kurt Behrendt1 Prologue: Some Debating Points on Gandharan Buddhism and Kusana History / John M. RosenfieldPart I: Archaeology2 Recent Archaeological Research in Gandhara: The New Evidence / Maurizio Taddei3 Buddhist Presence in the Urban Settlements of Swat, Second Century BCE to Fourth Century CE / Pierfrancesco Callieri4 Relic Shrines of Gandhara: A Reinterpretation of the Archaeological Evidence / Kurt BehrendtPart II: Texts5 Pilgrimage Route Changes and the Decline of Gandhara / Shoshin Kuwayama6 New Manuscript Sources for the Study of Gandharan Buddhism / Richard SalomonPart III: Art7 Bodhisattvas in Gandharan Art: An Aspect of Mahayana in Gandharan Buddhism / Juhyung Rhi8 The Nature and Use of the Bodily Relics of the Buddha in Gandhara / Robert L. Brown9 Gateways to the Buddha: Figures under Arches in Early Gandharan Art / Pia Brancaccio10 A Gandharan Relief with Two Scenes from Buddha's Life / Anna Maria Quagliotti11 Local Crafts in Early Gandharan Art / Doris Meth Srinivasan12 Ananda and Vajrapani: An Inexplicable Absence and a Mysterious Presence in Gandharan Art / Anna Filigenzi13 Design Diversity in Kaniska's Buddha Coins / Ellen M. RavenContributorsIndex


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