The Resource Ezourvedam : a French Veda of the eighteenth century, edited with an introduction by Ludo Rocher

Ezourvedam : a French Veda of the eighteenth century, edited with an introduction by Ludo Rocher

Label
Ezourvedam : a French Veda of the eighteenth century
Title
Ezourvedam
Title remainder
a French Veda of the eighteenth century
Statement of responsibility
edited with an introduction by Ludo Rocher
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • san
  • eng
Summary
The Ezourvedam, used by Voltaire among others, as sourcebook for the most ancient of religions, was thereupon found to have been a fraud. Actually it was composed by a Christian - the text shows him to have been a French Jesuit missionary, who did not necessarily know Sanskrit - in order to convert Hindus to Christianity. The controversy surrounding the spurious Veda continues, involving a number of scholars and missionaries particularly in the question of whether or not the Veda was composed in Sanskrit or French. In tracing the history of the Ezourvedam Ludo Rocher adds a number of points, o
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Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
294.5/921
Index
index present
Language note
Introduction in English; text of Ezourvedam in French
LC call number
BL1211
LC item number
.E9614 1984
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
University of Pennsylvania studies on South Asia
Series volume
v. 1
Label
Ezourvedam : a French Veda of the eighteenth century, edited with an introduction by Ludo Rocher
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 90-104) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
EZOURVEDAM A FRENCH VEDA OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Preface; Table of contents; Introduction; Historical Survey of Ezourvedam Interpretation; Nature and Purpose of the Text; Phase 1 (1760-1782); Phase 2 (1782-1822); Phase 3 (from 1822); The Author of the Ezourvedam; Early Speculations; Missionaries; Robertode Nobili; Jean Calmette; Antoine Mosac; Other Missionaries; A New Name: Pierre Martin; Indian Converts; Conclusion; New Contributions to Ezourvedam Interpretation; The French Original; The Author of the French Ezourvedam; The Title: Ezourvedam
Control code
ocn609765924
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (214 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b28104845
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)609765924
  • ebsco0915027054
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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