By Arthur A. Macdonell
-from the Introduction
It is the oldest well-known language at the planet-indeed, Sanskrit was once thought of the language of the gods through old Indians. this can be maybe the 1st really obtainable quantity ever released at the literature of the grand philosophers and poets of old India, and its strength and value has now not decreased because it first seemed in 1900.
This compact but entire review of Sanskrit works covers the Rigveda, the Sutras, the epics, lyric poetry, drama, fairy stories & fables, and more.
With profound insights into the mindsets of old and medieval India, this significant quantity will please scholars of heritage, international literature, and comparative linguistics.
British student ARTHUR A. MACDONELL (1854-1930) was once Boden Professor of Sanskrit at Oxford collage. he's additionally the writer of A Vedic Reader for college students, Sanskrit Grammar for college kids, and India's previous: A Survey of Her Literatures, Religions, Languages and Antiquities.
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A History of Sanskrit Literature by Arthur A. Macdonell