Journal of the Bombay Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society  New Series  1952
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Journal of the Bombay Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society New Series 1952

1952

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In his letters to the Portuguese Crown the Governor and his 1 In his letter to the Portuguese Crown dated 28th December 1662 the Governor gives among the reasons which prevented him from ceding the Island to the English the fact that they had not fulfilled the terms of the capitulations. [...] But to-day thanks to the patronage of the Hollanders and the English it is the richest city and the most celebrated emporium in the whole of the Orient. [...] In a hollow which the sea has made a league to the north of the river called Soali 5 the ships of the English and the Hollanders that come to Surat ride at anchor and are so close to the land that they can cover the landing place of their sloops with the artillery from their ships. [...] Nevertheless save for the fact that he is lord of that fortress he cannot set his foot outside its limits without the express permission of the king.° The captain is also the treasurer of many millions; for in the fortress are deposited the revenues of the province " the customs dues and most of the coins that are struck in this city continuously. [...] Finding in the aversion of the Hindus to the beeeating and wine-drinking European missioner the true cause of the tardy progress of Christianity in the interior of India beyond the pale of the political influence of the Portuguese De Nobili tried a new method by adopting the ways of the Hindu Sanyasins and thus after the example of St.

Pages
148
SARF Document ID
sarf.120109
Published in
India
Title Pages Author/Editor
Cover i-i P. V. Kane, H. D. Velankar, Asaf Fyzee, George Moraes

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

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Surat in 1663 as Described by Fr. Manuel Godinho 121-133 George Moraes

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Were Animals First Domesticated and Bred in India ? 134-173 M. Hermanns

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Some Obscure Cults 174-179 B. G. Gokhale

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Ancient Kosala and Magadha 180-213 D. D. Kosambi

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The Devil in Indian Scriptures 214-241 H. S. J.

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The Mahābhārata Text-Criticism 242-258 A. Esteller

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Reviews of Books 259-260 P. V. Kane, H. D. Velankar, Asaf Fyzee, George Moraes

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

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