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The Mahabharata : Mahabharata (English Translation by Univ of Chicago Press) - J. A. B. van Buitenen

The Mahabharata

Mahabharata (English Translation by Univ of Chicago Press)

By: J. A. B. van Buitenen (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st January 1975
ISBN: 9780226846644
Number Of Pages: 880

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"The Mahabharata," an ancient and vast Sanskrit poem, is a remarkable collection of epics, legends, romances, theology, and ethical and metaphysical doctrine. The core of this great work is the epic struggle between five heroic brothers, the Pandavas, and their one hundred contentious cousins for rule of the land. This is the second volume of van Buitenen's acclaimed translation of the definitive Poona edition of the text. Book two, "The Book of the Assembly Hall," is an epic dramatization of the Vedic ritual of consecration that is central to the book. Book three, "The Book of the Forest," traces the further episodes of the heroes during their years in exile. Also included are the famous story of Nala, dealing with the theme of love in separation, and the story of Rama, the subject of the other great Sanskrit epic, the "Ramayana," as well as other colorful tales.

Book 2: the Book of Assembly
Book 3: the Book of the Forest
The Mahabharata Translated
Book 2. The Book of the Assembly Hall Introduction Contents Summaries and Translation
Book 3. The Book of the ForestIntroduction Contents Summaries and Translation
Notes to Text Concordance of Critical Edition and Bombay Edition: Books 2 and 3
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780226846644
ISBN-10: 0226846644
Series: Mahabharata (English Translation by Univ of Chicago Press)
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 880
Published: 1st January 1975
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 15.88  x 4.45
Weight (kg): 1.18
Edition Type: New edition