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CONTENTS.
CHAP. PAGE
PREFACE v
I. INTRODUCTORY 1
II. THE VEDIC PERIOD 29
III. THE RIGVEDA 40
IV. POETRY OF THE RIGVEDA 59
V. PHILOSOPHY OF THE RIGVEDA 116
VI. THE RIGVEDIC AGE 139
VII. THE LATER VEDAS 171
VIII. THE BRĀHMAṆAS 202
IX. THE SŪTRAS 244
X. THE EPICS 277
XI. KĀVYA OR COURT EPIC 318
XII. LYRIC POETRY 335
XIII. THE DRAMA 346
XIV. FAIRY TALES AND FABLES 368
XV. PHILOSOPHY 385
XVI. SANSKRIT LITERATURE AND THE WEST 408
APPENDIX ON TECHNICAL LITERATURE—LAW—HISTORY—GRAMMAR—POETICS—MATHEMATICS AND ASTRONOMY—MEDICINE—ARTS 428
BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTES 438
INDEX 455