Title Tamilian Antiquary (A.D. 1907-1914), 12 Vols
Book Condition New
Jacket Condition New
Publisher New Delhi, India Asian Educational Services 2004
8120617525 / 9788120617520
Seller ID 102874
"The Tamilian-Antiquary was a journal edited by D. Savariroyan, and was published between 1907-and 1914. The complete set is in 12 thin volumes. The set contains many erudite articles on various well-known and not so well known aspects of southern India. Volume One contains articles on : Bharat land or ""Dravidian India'; the solar and lunar races; ode to Cheruman Perum C. U. Cheralathan; the relation of the Pandavas to the Tamilian kings; and, on the words Chera and Kerala. Volume Two contains a lengthy dissertation on the critical review of the story of the Ramayana, and an account of south Indian castes Volume Three contains a descriptive article on : some mile-stones of Tamil Literature, or the age of Tirujnana-Sambadha, by P. Sundaram Pillai; it contains a biographical sketch of the author. Volume Four contains articles on Manikka Vacagar and his date; and on the early Christians of Malabar. Volume Five has notices on : glimpses of ancient Dravidians; the Augustan age of Tamil literature; the ten Tamil idylls; and lastly, Dravidian kingdoms. Volume Six offers observations on: Pura Porul - 'The Objective' : a summarised account of Pura-Porul Venba Malai; and, selections translated from the 400 lyrics Pure Nanuru. Volume Severn has dissertations on: Valmiki Ramayana and south Indian sociology, and south Indian castes at the time of the Ramayana, an historical study of the Ramayana; the morality of the Ramayana; and Valmiki and south India. Volume Eight notices: the Dravidian kingdoms; conquest of Bengal and Burma by the Tamils; distribution of races around the Persian gulf; representative institutions in southern India 1000 years ago; Pura Nanuru - a lament; serpent worship in India; and, the ancient Dravidian industries and commerce. Volume Nine has articles on: Dravidian kingdoms and list of Pandiyan coins; music in ancient India - a study in the Ramayana; origin of the Cranganur temple; the age of Pattuppattu; and, heroic mothers of ancient Tamiligam Volume Ten is a detailed study on the origin of the Tamil Vellalas Volume Eleven has a collection of various articles, the list of which are: an old tradition preserved; a note on the Sangam periods; the antiquity of Nanjinad and Shenkottah (two Tamil districts of Travancore); Sage Pavanandhi; Dravidian coins; the Kural; a chapter from the Kural; the Tamils in the epic age, Lanka and the Tamil Sangams; and, Pandiyan coins. This volume has 4 plates Volume Twelve, the last in this set, has studies on : the Cholas and their coinage; the origin of the word 'Arya'; the Canarese war; the Tamil proverbs; St. Thomas in India; and Vibhisinan Buddhi. This volume has 2 plates. Printed Pages:1086.
Tamilian Antiquary (A.D. 1907-1914), 12 Vols Pt Savariyroyan