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The Resource The Rigveda : the earliest religious poetry of India, translated by Stephanie W. Jamison and Joel P. Brereton

The Rigveda : the earliest religious poetry of India, translated by Stephanie W. Jamison and Joel P. Brereton

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The Rigveda : the earliest religious poetry of India
Title
The Rigveda
Title remainder
the earliest religious poetry of India
Statement of responsibility
translated by Stephanie W. Jamison and Joel P. Brereton
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Language
  • eng
  • san
  • eng
Summary
"The Rigveda is the oldest Sanskrit text, consisting of over one thousand hymns dedicated to various divinities of the Vedic tradition. Orally composed and orally transmitted for several millennia, the hymns display remarkable poetic complexity and religious sophistication. As the culmination of the long tradition of Indo-Iranian oral-formulaic praise poetry and the first monument of specifically Indian religiosity and literature, the Rigveda is crucial to the understanding both of Indo-European and Indo-Iranian cultural prehistory and of later Indian religious history and high literature. This new translation represents the first complete scholarly translation into English in over a century and utilizes the results of the intense research of the last century on the language and the ritual system of the text. The focus of this translation is on the poetic techniques and structures utilized by the bards and on the ways that the poetry intersects with and dynamically expresses the ritual underpinnings of the text."--Provided by publisher
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Vedas
Dewey number
294.5/921204521
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from Vedic Sanskrit
LC call number
BL1112.52
LC item number
.E53 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jamison, Stephanie W
  • Brereton, Joel P.
Series statement
South Asia research
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  • Englisch
  • Übersetzung
Label
The Rigveda : the earliest religious poetry of India, translated by Stephanie W. Jamison and Joel P. Brereton
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
VOLUME I. Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Maṇḍala I -- Maṇḍala II -- Maṇḍala III -- Maṇḍala IV -- VOLUME II. Maṇḍala V -- Maṇḍala VI -- Maṇḍala VII -- Maṇḍala VIII -- VOLUME III. Maṇḍala IX -- Maṇḍala X -- Bibliography -- Deities and Poets of the R̥gveda, following the Anukramaṇī
Control code
849801119
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
3 volumes
Isbn
9780199363780
Isbn Type
(v. 2 : hardback : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2013019055
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40023903052
System control number
(OCoLC)849801119
Label
The Rigveda : the earliest religious poetry of India, translated by Stephanie W. Jamison and Joel P. Brereton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
VOLUME I. Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Maṇḍala I -- Maṇḍala II -- Maṇḍala III -- Maṇḍala IV -- VOLUME II. Maṇḍala V -- Maṇḍala VI -- Maṇḍala VII -- Maṇḍala VIII -- VOLUME III. Maṇḍala IX -- Maṇḍala X -- Bibliography -- Deities and Poets of the R̥gveda, following the Anukramaṇī
Control code
849801119
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
3 volumes
Isbn
9780199363780
Isbn Type
(v. 2 : hardback : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2013019055
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40023903052
System control number
(OCoLC)849801119

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