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New Indian Antiquary. September 1939


This very close adherence to the original construction together with the inflectional poverty of the Pahlavi language and the use of transcriptions in the case of obscure Avestan words enhances the ambiguity of 'the Pahlavi version and makes it clumsy as copared with the Pahlavi of independent treatises like ' Denkart' and DätistAn i Denik.' The Pahlavist generally meets the difficulty by the [...] The most important is the Pahlavi version of the Vendidad although it is far from attaining to the monumental greatness of the Indian commentaries of a Sankara or Mallin5tha or the Kasika. [...] The difficulties in understanding and interpreting the Pahlavi are enhanced by the following factors :- (1) The Pahlavi translation of the Avesta contains many words which are scarcely noticed in the Pahlavi Books ; (2) many Pahlavi words in the translation are mere transcriptions of the Avesta ; (3) the conciseness of the style which requires so much to be supplied by the translator ; (4) the obs [...] the perfomance of the worship of God] and the praise of holiness of Him the very wise [i.e. [...] Of the inscritions the earliest of course is the famous Candravalli stone of the Kadamba king Mayaragarma.
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i-i unknown view
Pahlavi Version of Gāthā Ushtavaiti
341-353 Ervad Kanga view
Reminiscences of Maukhari Rule in Karnatāka
354-358 B.A. Saletore view
Relations Between the Ādilshāhi Kingdom of Bijapūr and the Portuguese at Goa During The Sixteenth Century
359-368 P.M. Joshi view
The Religious Sects of Southern India Mentioned by Arab Geographers
369-373 S. Naiyar view
A Note on the Biographies of Haidar Ali and Tipu Sultan
374-377 K.N.V. Sastri view
Muslim Adventurers in the Kingdoms of Tanjore and Madura
378-388 C.S. Srinivasachariar view
The Mīnas in Tradition and History
389-411 R.N. Saletore view
Date of Sāgaranandin
412-419 M. Ramkrishna view
420-420 unknown view

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