Обложка книги The Heavenly Exploits: Buddhist Biographies From The Divyavadna (The Clay Sanskrit Library)

The Heavenly Exploits: Buddhist Biographies From The Divyavadna (The Clay Sanskrit Library)

ISBN: 0814782884;
Издательство: New York University Press
Страниц: 444

Book DescriptionThe Clay Sanskrit Library will consist of 100 major works of classical literature. Each book in the Clay Sanskrit Library is published in the original Sanskrit, in Roman script, on the left-hand page, and in English translation on theright. Twenty-seven leading scholars from eight countries are cooperating to produce fresh new translations that combine readability and accuracy. The projected list of Clay Sanskrit Library volumes will include all books of the two Indian epics: the Ramayana and the Maha?bharata, as well as a rich selection of classical Indian literature (Kavya). Each book will be published in a jacketed hardcover edition, in a compact 4.5" x 6.5" format, designed to bring the great literature of India to the general public, scholars, and students. Richard F. Gombrich is the Boden Professor of Sanskrit at Oxford University and the author of On Being Sanskritic and The Perfect Generosity of Prince Vessantara . ...