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The Golden legend of India

The Golden legend of India

or, Story of India"s Godgiven Cynosure (Śunaḥśepha-Devarāta): a Vedic theme of human life and divine wisdom ordained to be rehearsed at coronations of Indian kings. A faithful paraphrase in English verse side by side with a literal translation: illustrated by copious notes.

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Published by Luzac & co. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy William Henry Robinson.
ContributionsRobinson, William Henry, b. 1824.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPK3581 .S92
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 148 p.
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22910865M
LC Control Number12016876

Get this from a library! The Golden legend of India; or, Story of India's Godgiven Cynosure (Śunaḥśepha-Devarāta): a Vedic theme of human life and divine wisdom ordained to be rehearsed at coronations of Indian kings. A faithful paraphrase in English verse side by side with a literal translation: illustrated by copious notes.. [William Henry Robinson;].   The Golden Legend is set in Pakistan, where a sophisticated, worldly couple, Nargis and Massud, both architects, live a westernized life in a community riven by religious and cultural schisms, where Christians are a persecuted minority. It begins on what should be a triumphant day for Nargis and Massud.

  Despite the misery and cruelty it depicts, “The Golden Legend” is a heartening book, largely because of Aslam’s faith in the integrity and . Book Description: Depicting the lives of the saints in an array of factual and fictional stories,The Golden Legendwas perhaps the most widely read book, after the Bible, during the late Middle was compiled around by Jacobus de Voragine, a scholarly friar and later archbishop of Genoa, whose purpose was to captivate, encourage, and edify the faithful, while preserving .

Some manuscripts of the Golden Legend survive and between and it was the most often printed book in Europe. An English translation was made in William Morris’s Kelmscott Press published a beautiful version of the Caxton edition in Rare Books & Fine Prints. San Vicente Blvd Suite Los Angeles CA • • • •.


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