Original Sanskrit texts on the origin and history of the people of India : their religion and institutions / collected, translated, and illustrated, by J. Muir.

2 d. ed., rewritten and greatly enlarged.. Amsterdam : Oriental Press, 1967.

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Subjects Brahmanism.
Caste -- India -- History.
Hinduism -- History.
Indo-Europeans -- History.
Sanskrit literature.
Vedas -- History.
Description 5 v. ; 23 cm.
Notes Originally published in London, 1872-74.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents v. 1. Mythical and legendary accounts of the origin of caste, with an inquiry into its existence in the Vedic age.--v. 2. Inquiry whether the Hindus are of trans-Himalayan origin, and akin to the western branches of the Indo-European race.--v. 3. The Vedas: opinions of their authors and of later Indian writers on their origin, inspiration, and authority.--v. 4. Comparison of the Vedic with their later representations of the principal Indian deities.--v. 5. Contributions to a knowledge of the cosmogony, mythology, religious ideas, life and manners, of the Indians in the Vedic age.
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