By Thomas Oberlies
The 2 nice epics of (old) India, the Mahabharata and the Ramayana, are written in a language, which differs from so-called classical Sanskrit in lots of information. either texts nonetheless are of a huge value in India and different international locations. due to this, a grammar describing the entire assorted features of epic Sanskrit has been overlooked before. The Grammar of Epic Sanskrit will now shut this hole.
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A Grammar of Epic Sanskrit (Indian Philology and South Asian Studies) by Thomas Oberlies