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    Title
    Legend of RAM-Retold
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sanujit Ghose
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 218
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 327 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781448925346
    ISBN 10: 1448925347
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FKA
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: HBJF
    Abridged Dewey: 954
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 43
    BIC subject category V2: HB
    Libri: I-HP
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET080
    Ingram Theme: CULT/INDIAN
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS017000
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BIC subject category V2: HRG
    LC classification: DS
    Ingram Theme: RELI/HINDU
    BISAC V2.8: REL032000
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    America Star Books
    Imprint name
    America Star Books
    Publication date
    28 December 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Fredrick MD
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    There are quite a few ancient epics around the world, the Ramayana being one, composed some time before the Christian era. The Ramayana tells a simple tale of a prince exiled. What makes the saga unique is that the chief characters appear in the Rg Veda (1st millennium BC). Zend Avesta (1750 BC) offers prayers to Ram. The Babylonian, Assyrian and Mitannian myths get linked to Ramman. Legend of Ram portrays the advance of agriculture from the north of Europe, rolling down to Anatolia, the Arab peninsula and India. The ascent of pastoral civilization draws round thousands of folk tales and more than two hundred Ramayanas in Asia, alongside the Buddhist, the Jain, and the Islam religions. This fascinating saga of Ram utilizes the wide array of primary and secondary source materials with mythological, historical and archaeological support to reveal deification of Ram through the ages.