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By Maurice Winternitz Trans. From the original German by Mrs. S.Ketkar and Miss B.Kohn

Language: English
Pages: 693 (Vol II. Buddhist Literature and Jaina Literature)

About the Book:

History of Indian Literature is a vintage paintings protecting the full gamut of Indian secular and spiritual literature together with epic, Iyric, dramatic and didactic poetry, in addition to narrative and clinical prose. It contains not just the big variety of works of non secular literature - hymns, sacrificial songs, incantations, myths and legends, sermons, theological treatises, polemical writings, manuals of guideline on ritual and spiritual self-discipline but additionally the Iyrical and dramatic works, together with the 2 nice epics, the fairy-tales, fables, prose-narratives, the belles-lettres and works on a variety of sciences.

The inclusion of this sizeable fabric, overlaying nearly 3 thousand years of literary task, couldn't be compressed right into a unmarried quantity. for this reason this used to be divided into volumes via the writer. quantity I contains, along with an introductory bankruptcy, the Vedas, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, the Puranas and the Tantras, whereas quantity II offers with the Buddhist and the Jaina literature with an Index on the finish of every volume.


About the Author:

Maurice Winternitz used to be born in Austria on 23 December 1863. After the of entirety of his reports at his local city, he entered the collage of Vienna in 1880 for larger stories. In 1885, he was once provided doctorate for his theses on 'Ancient Indian marriage ritual in line with Apastamba, in comparison with the wedding customs of the Indo-European peoples.' In 1898 he went over to Oxford as an amanuensis of Prof. Max Muller the place he stayed for sixteen years within which he labored for the coaching of the second one variation of the Rgveda. in this interval, he begun the duty of cataloguing the Vedic manuscripts within the Bodleian Library and the Whis

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On April , muscular and square-shoul-        dered Captain Phillip L. Lee, Troop G, Tenth Cavalry, left Fort Griffin with six Tonkawa scouts and seventy-two men of his command. He stopped briefly at Rath City before heading west to the High Plains. Nearly a month later, on May , , he and his troopers found and charged the missing Comanches at Silver Lake (Laguna Plata, sometimes called Lake Quemado or simply Quemos), far out on the Llano Estacado. They killed four Indians in the attack and captured six women and sixty-nine horses.

He was not. Nor was Black Horse the Comanche leader in the March  battle of Yellow House (sometimes called Thompson’s) Canyon. He was not there. Black Horse, rather, was in the Fort Marion Military Prison, Saint Augustine, Florida, in the spring of , a place he had been since the summer of , and he could not have led the warriors. After he had completed his sentence in , Black Horse left the military prison and returned to the Comanche reservation. 25 Lee’s favorable report on the fight at Silver Lake raised spirits.

It was an industrial enterprise, he was suggesting, one made possible by better rifles and new hide-tanning technology, and success went to the most daring and efficient of the hunter-businessmen. 1 By  the destruction of bison had been going on for some time. The central herds—those in Kansas, Nebraska, and eastern Colorado—were gone or nearly so, and hunters had started on the northern herds. For some three years, in addition, hidemen had been working through the great southern herds in Texas, especially from bases in the Panhandle.

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