ABIM - An Annotated Bibliography of Indian Medicine

Minerals and metals in ancient India

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vol. II: Indigenous literary evidence, XVII and 259 p. (bib., ind.), tables, ills.

Author(s): Biswas, Arun Kumar and Sulekha Biswas
Title: Minerals and metals in ancient India
Publication date: 1996
Checked: yes
Description: chapter 2: Materials and metals in the \d{R}gveda; chapter 3: Minerals and metals in the Vedic literature after \d{R}gveda; chapter 4: Materials and concepts in P\={a}\d{n}ini's A\d{s}\d{t}\={a}dhy\={a}y\={\i}; chapter 5: Minerals and metals in Kau\d{t}il\={\i}ya Artha\'{s}\={a}stra; chapter 6: Minerals and metals in the Indian Epics from an archaeological viewpoint; chapter 7: A millennium of Ratna\'{s}\={a}stra (gemmology) literature in India; chapter 8: Non-gem minerals and metals in the ancient texts culminating to Rasa\'{s}\={a}stra; chapter 9: Rasaratnasamuccaya - A pinnacle in the Indian iatro-chemistry; Appendices, A. Scientific information on the minerals used in the ancient period of human history; B. Words related to minerals and metals in the \d{R}gveda -- Additional technical terms in the other Vedic literature; C. Technical terms related to minerals and metals mentioned in P\={a}\d{n}ini's A\d{s}\d{t}\={a}dhy\={a}y\={\i}; D. Some typical technical words in Kau\d{t}il\={\i}ya Artha\'{s}\={a}stra; E. Some technical words in the post-Christian era Indian literature related to minerals and metals
Publisher: D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd., New Delhi


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