Journal of the Bombay Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society (New Series)
Coherent Identifier 20.500.12592/bpsb8v

Journal of the Bombay Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society (New Series)

1951

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Also by the fact that Purfiravas is the founder of the lunar line of kings while the son of Saltuntalii is Bharata (the eponymous ancestor of the greatest I3 gvedic tribe) who is again enrolled into the Soma line of descent. [...] Similarly in many parts of the Gangetic basin where the Hindi spoken by the men of the upper class differs very much from that spoken by the womenfolk and of course from that of the peasants. [...] The British attitude is shown by Colebrooke's sneer against the Vedas They are too voluminous for a complete translation of the whole ; and what they contain would hardly reward the labour of the reader ; much less that of the translator." The contrast is surely to be explaied by the satiety of a nation which had completed its industrial revolution and wanted only to exploit its colonies a [...] The Mbh tells us that I15 was both father and mother of the hero and the change of sex in later accounts is clearly ment to link Purfffavas to Manu in spite of his having no father nor any known parent except I1A'. The implication is that Puriiravas is a figure of the transtional period when fatherhood became of prime importance; that is of the period when the patriarchal form of society w [...] But in the same rk she goes towards men like a brotherless woman mounting the throne platform history out of the main episodes of our epics is les paying than for example writing the history of Rome at the time of Theodosius and Maximus from the Song of Wayland or the Dream of Maxen Wledig.

Pages
136
SARF Document ID
sarf.120109
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India
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Cover i-i P.V. Kane, Asaf Fyzee, H.D. Velankar, George Moraes

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Frontmatter i-iii P.V. Kane, Asaf Fyzee, H.D. Velankar, George Moraes

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Urvasi and Pururavas 1-30 D.D. Kosambi

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Kanva in Rgveda 31-37 N. G. Chapekar

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Ancient Cities and Towns Mentioned in the Mahābhāsya 38-42 P. V. Kane

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The Conquest of Western India by Lalitādityamuktāptda of Kashmir 43-60 H. Baroda

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Astronomical Missions to the Court of Jaipur 1730-1743 61-65 George Moraes

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Vādeśvarodaya-Kāvya Of Visvanātha 66-78 A.D. Pusalker

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Zarathushtra and Modern Scholarship (Apropos of A Recent Work)* 79-85 A. Eateller

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The Scavengers of the Nimar District in Madhiya Pradesh 86-98 Stephen Fuchs

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Ancient and Prehistoric Maharashtra 99-106 H. D. Sankalia

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Reviews of Books 107-118 H. D. Sankalia

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Notes and News 119-120 H. D. Sankalia

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Backmatter i-ii P.V. Kane, Asaf Fyzee, H.D. Velankar, George Moraes

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