The Vish U Pura A; A System of Hindu Mythology and Tradition Volume 2

The Vish U Pura A; A System of Hindu Mythology and Tradition Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1865 edition. Excerpt: ... position beyond, or west of, the Vipasa.l 5 We have, in the Purarias, Kuttaprachararias and Kuttapravararias amongst the mountain tribes. H 6 These may be people upon the Main river. They are named amongst the southern nations by the Vayu, &c.; but the west is, evidently, intended. 7 Read, also, Kachchhas.ff The Purarias have Kachchhiyas. As in the Mdrkandeya, LVIII., 30, 50. t Lassen thinks they are the IZaxivtq of Herodotus. See Indische Alterthumskunde, Vol. I., pp. 432, 433. + M. V. de Saint-Martin--Etude sur la Geog. Grecque, &c., p. 205--most improbably allies the Charmae with the Chamars of the present day. But see Sir H. M. Elliot's Supplemental Glossary, Vol. I., pp 177, 178. The Marnbhumis are named--between the Gandharas and the Kaikeyas--as a western people, in the Bengal recension of the Rdmdyana, Kishkindhd-kdnda, XLIII., 24. See Lassen's De Pentapotamia Indica, p. 12; also M. V. de SaintMartin's Memoire Analytique, Sec, p. 82; and his Etude sur la Geog. Grecque, &c., pp. 110 and 400 If The Kuntapravaranas--or, it may be, two tribes, the Kuntas and the Pravararias--are enumerated among mountain tribes in the Mdrkandeya-purdiia, LVII., 57. Kuthapravarayas is a variant of some MSS. See note 7 at p. 154, supra. f See my second note at p. 164, supra. sea-shore, and the Andhas1 and many (tribes) residing within and without the hills; the Malajas,2 Magadhas, Manavarjakas;3 those north of the Mahi (Mahyuttaras), the Pravrisheyas, Bhargavas,4 Pundras, 5 Bhar The form is equally applicable to people dwelling in districts contiguous to water and in marshy spots, and denotes the province still called Cutch. 1 Also read Adhya, Antya, and Andhra. f The latter is the name of Telingana; the Andhri of Pliny, t 2 Three...show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 186g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236572203
  • 9781236572202