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Seven hundred elegant verses

Author: Friedhelm Hardy; Govardhana
Publisher: New York : New York University Press : JJC Foundation, 2009.
Series: Clay Sanskrit library, 55.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"When Gorvardhana composed his "Seven Hundred Elegant Verses" in Sanskrit in the twelfth century CE, the title suggested that this was a response to the 700 verses in the more demotic Prakrit language traditionally attributed to King Hala, composed almost a thousand years earlier. Both sets of poems were composed in the arya metre. Besides being the name of a metre, in Sanskrit arya means a noble or elegant lady,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
poetry
Translations
Poésie
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Named Person: Govardhana; Govardhana.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Friedhelm Hardy; Govardhana
ISBN: 9780814736876 0814736874
OCLC Number: 225534696
Language Note: In English and Sanskrit (Latin) on facing pages; includes translations from Sanskrit.
Description: xxv, 316 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Content S --
CSL Conventions vii --
Prefatory Note xv --
Introduction xvii --
Seven Hundred Elegant Verses --
Prelude 3 --
Seven Hundred Elegant Verses 25 --
Notes 265 --
Index 319.
Series Title: Clay Sanskrit library, 55.
Other Titles: 700 elegant verses
Responsibility: by Govardhana ; translated by Friedhelm Hardy.
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When Govardhana composed his "Seven Hundred Elegant Verses" in Sanskrit in the twelfth century CE, the title suggested that this was a response to the 700 verses in the more demotic Prakrit language  Read more...

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