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Pali Literature Transmitted in Central Siam

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Product ID: 9741321481


Author: Peter Skilling, Santi Pakdeekham


Pali Literature Transmitted in Central Siam is a manual of Pali literature. It gives the titles of 529 texts, the majority inscribed on palm-leaf, dealing with Buddhism and ancillary topics such as hisotry and grammar. Each title is accompanied by bibliographical references and a brief description. The introduction describes the sources used for the compilation of the book and their history and principles of classification. The book is accompanied by indexes of titles, persons, places-names, and selected genres.