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Tales of ancient India

J. A. B. van Buitenen

Tales of ancient India

translated from the Sanskrit.

by J. A. B. van Buitenen

  • 293 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by University of Chicago Press in [Chicago] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tales, Indic

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR305 B813
    The Physical Object
    Pagination260 p.
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14458878M

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    About The Elephant’s Friend and Other Tales from Ancient India “Funny, wise, and entertaining from first page to last.” — Publishers Weekly (starred review) Step back into ancient India as Marcia Williams brings her inviting comic-book style to eight animal folktales that continue to enchant children today. Animal tales that explore moral themes, trickster tales that stretch the imagination, and stories that exemplify the continuing battle between good and evil forces in the world-all of these are found in tales from India. Many of these are found embedded within the great literary works of India, and are known by practically all Indians.


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Tales of Ancient India is about where India came from. Read more. 3 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. lynleef. out of 5 stars This Book is Wonderful. Reviewed in the United States on Ap Verified Purchase. I really love this book. The stories are a joy to read.

They are very captivating and there are many /5(5). "This admirably produced and well-translated volume of stories from the Sanskrit takes the Western reader into one of the Golden Ages of India The world in which the tales are set is one which placed a premium upon slickness and guile as aids to success Merchants, aristocrats, Brahmins, thieves and courtesans mingle with vampires, demi-gods and the 5/5(1).

Tales of Ancient India book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This admirably produced and well-translated volume of storie /5.

The ancient Sanskrit text boasts of various animal stories in verse and prose. During all these centuries, many authors and publishers worked hard to make these fables accessible and readable by a layman. The grand assortment has extraordinary tales that are liked, perhaps even loved by people of every age group.

The Elephant's Friend and Other Tales from Ancient India book. Read 26 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Step back into ancient Ind /5. Exploring the topic of narrativity in Indian art, this beautiful and deeply researched book considers illustrations to the Bhagavata Purana, the Ramayana, the Ragamala, and a range of texts in the Persian language, notably the ing stunning reproductions of paintings made between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries from the Edwin Binney 3rd.

The Elephant's Friend and Other Tales from Ancient India (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. The Elephant's Friend and Other Tales from Ancient India. Author. Williams, Marcia & Williams, Marcia. Publisher. Candlewick. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ - Buy Tales of Ancient India (Phoenix Books) book online at best prices in India on Read Tales of Ancient India (Phoenix Books) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(5).

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Folk tales: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Buitenen, J.A.B. van (Johannes Adrianus Bernardus), Tales of ancient India. [Chicago] University of Chicago Press [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: J A B van Buitenen.

India is the second most populous country with billion people. During its years of history, four of the major religions in the world were formed in India.

The collection of folktales from India consists of four books with 69 folktales. I saw "Tales of Ancient India" while browsing in a second-hand book shop recently.

It intrigued me for a number of reasons. First, the printed price was $; it's been a decade since I came across a book priced under $ Second, the author was named J.A.B.

van Buitenen-- enough of an inducement in itself. Third, the book was published in (by. About The Book. This is collection of some of the most exciting and fun stories from Indian Mythology. Lucidly narrated and brilliantly illustrated, this exclusive assortment of t.

The Picatrix is an ancient grimoire of astrological magic. Originally written in Arabic and titled the Ghayat Al-Hakim, it dates back to the 11th century and spans a mammoth pages of astrological ide are spells and incantations to channel the occult energies of planets and stars to achieve power and enlightenment.

The Picatrix is perhaps most notorious for the. Book Information. Title: The Elephant's Friend And Other Tales From Ancient India. Author: Williams, Marcia. Isbn: Draws eight stories from well-known collections of Indian folktales--Hitopadesha tales, Jataka tales, and Panchantra tales--and presents them with cartoon-like illustrations.

The book Tales of Ancient India, Edited by J. van Buitenen is published by University of Chicago Press. Tales of Ancient India, van Buitenen All Chicago e-books are on sale at 30% off with the code EBOOK Many other Jataka tales have Buddhist morals about the importance of freeing yourself from the wheel of reincarnation.

When many people in northern India converted to Islam in the s AD, they began to read Arabic stories and poetry, and many writers found new inspiration there.

With this full-color illustrated collection of classic tales from India, you will learn about the playful, loyal, strong, loving, and wise gods, goddesses, and heroes of India.

Richly detailed, the illustrations bring to life the colorful cast of characters and allow the reader to become immersed in the mystical world of ancient India. Step back into ancient India as Marcia Williams brings her inviting comic-book style to eight animal folktales that continue to enchant children today.

Drawing from three books of best-loved Indian folktales— the Hitopadesh a, the Jatakas,and the Panchatantra —this graphic storybook collection, alive with kidfriendly illustrations, is Pages: About: The rich culture and vast landscape of India come alive in their ancient folk tales and folklore.

Indian folklore and fairy tales have entertained and enlightened generations, since the dawn of language to modern time, with ballads of heroes, so beloved, they are deified and worshiped around the continent, and with epic poetry that strengthens and heralds a.

Modern writers are retelling India’s legendary Hindu tales – often through a feminist lens. How India’s ancient myths are being rewritten.The Panchatantra (IAST: Pañcatantra, Sanskrit: पञ्चतन्त्र, "Five Treatises") is an ancient Indian collection of interrelated animal fables in Sanskrit verse and prose, arranged within a frame story.

The surviving work is dated to roughly BCE, based on older oral tradition. The text's author is unknown, but has been attributed to Vishnusharma in some recensions and.Book Description Insightful essays explore narrativity in Indian art, and are enlivened by sumptuous illustrations of paintings made between the 16th and 19th centuries from the Edwin Binney 3rd Collection at The San Diego Museum of Art.

Author Marika Sardar former Associate Curator of Southern Asian and Islamic art at The San Diego Museum of Art. Neeraja Poddar is .