Classical Dictionary: Of Hindu Mythology and Religion, Geography, History, and Literature (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Classical Dictionary: Of Hindu Mythology and Religion, Geography, History, and Literature

IN this work an endeavour has been made to supply the long-felt want of a Hindu Classical Dictionary. The late Professor Wilson projected such a work, and forty years ago announced his intention of preparing one for the Oriental Translation Fund, but he never accomplished his design. This is not the first attempt to supply the void. Mr. Garrett, Director of Public Instruction in Mysore, published in India a few years ago a Classical Dic tionary of India, but it is of a very miscellaneous char acter, and embraces a good deal of matter relating to the manners and customs of the present time. It has not obtained favour in Europe, and it cannot be considered as any obstacle in the way of a more complete and systematic work.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - John Dowson

Hardback

Published Date - August 23 2019

ISBN - 9780266351825

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.7 cm

Page Count - 440

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