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The Rigveda : the earliest religious poetry of India

Author: Stephanie W Jamison; Joel P Brereton
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Series: South Asia research
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first complete English translation in over a century of the Rigveda, the oldest Sanskrit text. Its thousand hymns, are crucial to the understanding of the Indo-Iranian oral tradition from which  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephanie W Jamison; Joel P Brereton
ISBN: 0199370184 9780199370184 0195179188 9780195179187 0199363781 9780199363780 019936379X 9780199363797 9780199720781 0199720789
OCLC Number: 904274668
Notes: Translated from Vedic Sanskrit.
Also issued online.
Description: 3 v. (xiv, 1693 pages) ; 25 cm
Contents: Volume 1: ISBN: 9780195179187 --
Volume 2: ISBN: 9780199363780 --
Volume 3: ISBN: 9780199363797.
Series Title: South Asia research
Other Titles: Vedas.
Responsibility: translated by Stephanie W. Jamison and Joel P. Brereton.

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One might be expected to characterize in these pages a new, complete translation of the Rig Veda as 'precise,' 'careful,' 'philologically sound,' perhaps even 'illuminating' ... Brereton and Read more...

 
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