Die alten Thraker: ein ethnologische Untersuchung, Volume 131,Edição 1

In Commission bei F. Tempsky, 1894
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Página 47 - It is difficult to comprehend how men, not assisted by revelation, could have soared so high, and approached so near to the truth.' ' Besides the five great commandments not to kill, not to steal, not to commit adultery, not to lie, not to get drunk, every shade of vice, hypocrisy, anger, pride, suspicion, greediness, gossiping, cruelty to animals, is guarded against by special precepts.
Página xvii - Fröhlich -Stiftung zur Unterstützung bedürftiger und hervorragender schaffender Talente auf dem Gebiete der Kunst, Literatur und Wissenschaft übersendet die Kundmachung über die Verleihung von Stipendien und Pensionen aus der bezeichneten Stiftung.
Página 39 - Babylon is not doubtful, and according to what has been said, above p. 16fF., regarding the age of the materials of the Jatakas, the story indicates that the Vanias of Western India undertook trading voyages to the shores of the Persian Gulf and of its rivers in the fifth, perhaps even in the sixth century BC, just as in our days.
Página 51 - Jatakas contain, has been made to agree with that of the times when Buddhism had become a power in India. The answer can only be, that there are remarkably few traces of Buddhism in these stories and that they do not describe the condition of India in the third or fourth century BC, but an older one.
Página 11 - Another reason may have been the introduction of the vowel-signs, which mostly are added to the tops of the consonants. be turned topsy-turvy or to be laid on their sides, while the triangles or double angles, occurring at the tops of others had to be got rid of by some contrivance or other. A further change in the position of the signs had to be made, when the Hindus began to write from the left to the right. They had, of course, to be turned from the right to the left, as in Greek. [56] Instances,...
Página 31 - ... being rectified, their persons were cultivated. Their persons being cultivated, their families were regulated. Their families being regulated, their States were rightly governed. Their States being rightly governed, the whole kingdom was made tranquil and happy.
Página 51 - Privatdocent an der Universität Wien: ,Die gegenseitigen Beziehungen der Siu und Nakshatra' vor, um deren Aufnahme in die akademischen Schriften der Verfasser ersucht. Die Abhandlung wird einer Commission zur Begutachtung übergeben.
Página 51 - The Jatakas mention neither the one nor the other, and they know nothing of great empires which comprised the whole or large parts of India. The number of the kingdoms, whose rulers play a part in the stories, is very considerable. The majority of the names...
Página 51 - Brahminical learning certainly in the fourth and fifth centuries BC, and perhaps even earlier. The statements regarding the religious condition of India point to an equally early period. Just as the three Vedas are the basis of the higher instruction, so the prevalent religion is that of the Path of Works with its ceremonies and sacrifices, among which several like the Vacapeyya (vajapeya) and the Rajasuya are specially and repeatedly mentioned.

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