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Index:The Origin of the Bengali Script.djvu

The Origin of the Bengali Script.djvu

CONTENTS

  1. Page
  2. Chapter I.
    Introduction
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    1
  3. Chapter II.
    The Northern Indian Alphabets (B.C. 350—A.D. 600
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    7
  4. A.
    The Older Maurya Alphabet
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    7
  5. B.
    Varieties of the Older Maurya Alphabet
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    8
  6. C.
    The Younger Maurya Alphabet
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    11
  7. D.
    Kusaua Inscriptions
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    18
  8. E.
    The so-called Gupta Alphabet of the 4th and 5th Centuries A.D.
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    23
  9. Chapter III.
    The Eastern Alphabet, 550-1100 A.D.
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    37
  10. Chapter IV.
    The Final Development of the Alphabet
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    87


LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

I. Fragmentary Inscription on the Image of Buddha, Rajgir, Patna.
II. Fragmentary Kusana Inscription, Rajgir, Patna.
III. Inscription of the time of Mahendrapala, Ramgaya, Gaya.
IV. Dinajpur Pillar Inscription—Saka 888 (?).
V. Bodhicharyavatara (Ms. Ga 8067) Fol. 65 Obv. Collection of the Asiatic Society of Bengal.
VI. Ibid, Fol. 179, Rev.
VII. Prapitamahesvara Temple Inscription, Gaya— V. S. 1299.
VIII. Krishnakirttana— Fol. 179, Rev. Collection of the Bangiya Sahitya Parisad.
IX. The Umga Hill Inscription of Bhairavendra.
X. Kamakhya Hill Inscription of Pramatha Sinha—Saka 1666.