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An Encyclopaedia Of Hindu Architecture (Manasara Series: Vol. VII)
An Encyclopaedia Of Hindu Architecture (Manasara Series: Vol. VII)
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An Encyclopaedia of Hindu Architecture is comprehensive work on the technical terminology now obsolete but then in vogue of the creators of such epics in stone as those of Sanchi and Konark during the ancient and medieval periods of Indian History. It contains about three thousand terms culled with indefatigable industry spread over a long span of years from ancient architectural treatise Manasara and Vastu-Sastras, Agamas, Puranas, Brahmanas Sutras, epics, Literary works, epigraphical records and manuscripts in obscure scripts. The terms are arranged in the order of Sanskrit alphabet. A brief rendering in English followed by extensive quotations from various sources and supplemented by line drawings and photographs elucidate every aspect of the term, leaving no room from ambiguity. Two appendices one giving a sketch of Sanskrit treatise on architecture and the other furnishing a list of historical architects with short notes on their works, are needed.

This monumental work has remained a standard treatise of reference since its publication in 1946 for all connected with architecture.

CONTENTS
Foreword Ix
Preface to the first Edition Xvii
The order of Roman Characters and the Method of Transliteration Adopted Xxvii
List of Illustration Xxix
Text of the Encyclopaedia 1-613
Appendix I A Sketch of Sanskrit Treatises on Architecture 615-659
Appendix II A list of historical Architects with Short notes on their Works 661-677
Bibliography 679-684
Index to Modern Architectural Terms with theirCorresponding Sanskrit Equivalents 1-18

An Encyclopaedia Of Hindu Architecture (Manasara Series: Vol. VII)

Item Code:
IDF750
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
1993
ISBN:
8121505801
Language:
English
Size:
9.7" X 6.5"
Pages:
702
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Weight of the Book: 1.345 kg
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From the Jacket:

An Encyclopaedia of Hindu Architecture is comprehensive work on the technical terminology now obsolete but then in vogue of the creators of such epics in stone as those of Sanchi and Konark during the ancient and medieval periods of Indian History. It contains about three thousand terms culled with indefatigable industry spread over a long span of years from ancient architectural treatise Manasara and Vastu-Sastras, Agamas, Puranas, Brahmanas Sutras, epics, Literary works, epigraphical records and manuscripts in obscure scripts. The terms are arranged in the order of Sanskrit alphabet. A brief rendering in English followed by extensive quotations from various sources and supplemented by line drawings and photographs elucidate every aspect of the term, leaving no room from ambiguity. Two appendices one giving a sketch of Sanskrit treatise on architecture and the other furnishing a list of historical architects with short notes on their works, are needed.

This monumental work has remained a standard treatise of reference since its publication in 1946 for all connected with architecture.

CONTENTS
Foreword Ix
Preface to the first Edition Xvii
The order of Roman Characters and the Method of Transliteration Adopted Xxvii
List of Illustration Xxix
Text of the Encyclopaedia 1-613
Appendix I A Sketch of Sanskrit Treatises on Architecture 615-659
Appendix II A list of historical Architects with Short notes on their Works 661-677
Bibliography 679-684
Index to Modern Architectural Terms with theirCorresponding Sanskrit Equivalents 1-18

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