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F i g u r e s a n d Ta b l e s Figures 1. Inscriptions, Jesuit residence and church in Zhaoqing, 1584 21 2. Vishnu recovers the Veda from the sea 84 3. Schematic view of Ziegenbalg’s classification of religions 102 4. Relics of Saint Josaphat (St. Andrieskerk, Antwerp) 137 5. Kircher’s Indo-Japanese divinities 154 6. The earth formation cycle of Burnet (1684) 160 7. Diagram of Engelbert Kaempfer’s view of Asian religions 182 8. De Guignes’s hieroglyphs and Chinese characters 212 9. Stemma of major Forty-Two Sections Sutra editions 226 10. Bodhidharma crossing the sea on a reed 252 11. Adam’s skull underneath the cross 257 12. Newton’s map of Solomon’s temple 265 13. Yijing trigram charts by Prémare 287 14. Paradise near India on Osma world map 309 15. Chapter themes of Holwell’s Shastah translation 319 16. Holwell’s Shastah in review and published versions 321 17. Genesis of Holwell’s Chartah Bhade Shastah of Bramah 340 18. Christianity’s transmission line in Eusebius of Caesarea 388 19. Stages of Ezour-vedam creation and dissemination 395 20. Handwriting samples of Deshauterayes 413 Tables 1. Edict of the Duke of Yamaguchi 17 2. Voltaire’s Essai sur les moeurs and Asian religions 36 3. Voltaire’s edition of Ezour-vedam creation account 57 PAGE ix ................. 17751$ FIGS 05-21-10 15:27:23 PS x figures and tables 4. First section of Holwell’s Shastah 71 5. Chinese sects in Visdelou’s text and Le Gobien’s 199 6. Brahmans in Visdelou’s text and Le Gobien’s 201 7. Section of de Guignes’s Forty-Two Sections Sutra translation 230 8. Beginning of de Guignes’s Forty-Two Sections Sutra preface 232 9. Inner and outer doctrines according to de Guignes 242 10. Text percentages in Holwell’s translations per theme 320 11. Do Couto’s Vedas and Holwell’s sacred scriptures of India 331 12. Contents of do Couto’s first Veda and first book of Holwell’s Shastah 333 13. Protagonists of Pondicherry Vedas and transmission lines 390 14. Buddhism in Ezour-vedam and Pons’s letter 399 15. Periodization of career of Pondicherry Vedas 403 16. Father Coeurdoux’s truthfulness confirmed 426 17. Anquetil’s draft translation of Oupnek’hat preface 436 18. Phases in genesis of Volney’s Ruins 459 PAGE x ................. 17751$ FIGS 05-21-10 15:27:23 PS ...

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ISBN
9780812200058
Related ISBN
9780812242614
MARC Record
OCLC
794700616
Pages
568
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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