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Poison-damsels

by N. M. Penzer

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- India,
    • India -- Social life and customs

    • Edition Notes

      StatementN[orman] M[osley]
      SeriesFolklore of the world, Folklore of the world (New York)
      ContributionsSomadeva Bhaṭṭa, 11th cent.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR305 .P36 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination319 p. ;
      Number of Pages319
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4092617M
      ISBN 100405133367
      LC Control Number80000669

      The Astrology Center of America, Victory Lane, Bel Air, MD Tel: ; Toll-free (orders only): The Book of the Wine-Label (), Home & Van Thal, pages. Poison-Damsels and other Essays in Folklore and Anthropology () (aka Poison Damsels: Thieves, Sacred Prostitution and the Romance of Betel Chewing); Privately printed for C. J. Sawyer ; pp.

      Poison-damsels: and other essays in folklore and anthropology. by Penzer, N. M. (Norman Mosley), texts. eye favorite 1 The British North American almanac and annual record for the year a hand-book of statistical and general information. by Kirby, James, texts. eye They love to read "sequels" to the books I read aloud in class like Bunnicula and the Chronicles of Narnia. They usually ask the school librarian if there is a "next book." Poison - Damsels and Other Essays: Folklore and Anthropology. London: Chas. J. Sawyer, You will find a description of palanquins on page Rooth, Anna Birgitta.

      Most of her information seems to come from another book, Norman Pensers's Poison Damsels and Other Essays in Folklore and Anthropology (, London), which I don't have and haven't read. She notes an account from the Indian Katha Sarit sagara, circa AD, saying that King Brahmadarta sent poison maidens as dancing girls to his enemy's camp. The McGill Library Rare Books and Special Collections began collecting rare materials in the s, and through gift and purchase the holdings now constitute rich and highly diverse research collections. The humanities and social sciences and in particular art and architecture, Canadiana, history.


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Poison Damsels (Kegan Paul Library of Arcana) 1st Edition by Penzer (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

Read "Poison Damsels" by Penzer available from Rakuten Kobo. First published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa : Taylor And Francis. Authors: N.M. Penzer. Features: First printing. Publisher's red cloth w/dust jacket.

Then we describe the paper quality from off-white to brown or brittle. In general, regular magazine paper is usually a. The Poison-Damsel in India Although the poison-damsel is found in the Kathā Sarit Sāgara, her appearance in Sanskrit literature is rare.

There are, however, two or three works in which she is mentioned. Of these the most important is undoubtedly Viśākhadatta ’s political drama, the Mudrā-Rākṣasa, or Signet-ring of Rākṣasa.

One chapter in Off the Beaten Track in the Classics by Carl Kaeppel was titled “Poison-Damsels and the Pseudo-Aristotle.” Kaeppel quotes Norman Mosley Penzer at one point in the essay which was enough to send me to this volume, comprised of Penzer’s expanded notes originally found in Tawney’s translation of The Ocean of Story.

The Poison Damsels, in Hindi the Visha Kanya or Vishakanya, feature in Poison-damsels book Arthashastra(a text that is sometimes compared to Machiavelli’s The Prince), the Sri Kalki Purana(a book of Hindu prophecy), and the Śukasaptati(Sanskrit stories and fables).

original, but to illustrate the old Indian stories of the Poison-damsels Poison-damsels book a Persian story, as found in the Burzo- ndmeh, i.e.

the book about Burzo, an Iranian warrior. The Persian story is somewhat similar. The poison-damsel of Sanskrit literature was regarded with the greatest dread and it was, as it were, the hall-mark of a clever minster to be able to recognize one at sight and save his master. There can be no doubt that the poison-damsel motif originated in India.

Books By N. Penzer Poison Damsels: Thieves, Sacred Prostitution and the Romance of Betel Chewing (Kegan Paul Library of Arcana) May 6, by Penzer Kindle Edition. $ $ 41 Hardcover. $ $ Only 1 left in stock - order soon. illustrate the old Indian stories of the Poison-damsels, by a Persian story, as found in the Burzo-nameh, i.e., the book about Burzo, an Iranian warrior.

The Persian story is somewhat similar. 0 But, before I give my Persian story, I will say, in a few words, what the Poison-damsel is, according to the Indian. McGillLibrary-rbsc_poison-damsels_OCTAVO Identifier-ark ark://t7vn17v7w Lccn Note "Based on appendixes originally published in [the] edition of C.H.

Tawney's Kathā-sarit-sāgara called The ocean of story," edited by the author. Poison-damsels. -- The tale of the two thieves. -- Sacred prostitution. -- The romance of betel-chewing. Poison-damsels. -- The tale of the two thieves. Reprint of the ed.

published by C.J. Sawyer, London under title: Poison-damsels and other essays in folklore and anthropology. Based on appendixes originally published in D.H. Tawney's translation of Kathāsaritsāgara.

The Story of Alexander the Great and the Poison-Damsel 81 " The Christian story of Barlaam and J osephat, is believed by many Christian scholars to be the Christianised version of the legendary history of Buddha Sakya Muni, one of whose titles is Bodhisatva.

The first concerns the motif of the poison damsel - the beauty who dealt death in many forms to her admirers - which originated in India, was prevalent in medieval Europe, and persists today in the belief of the femme fatale.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Penzer, N.M. (Norman Mosley), Poison damsels: thieves, sacred prostitution and. The Poison Damsel (Sanskrit Viṣakanyā) is a literary figure that appears in Sanskrit literature as a type of assassin used by kings to destroy enemies.

The story goes that young girls were raised on a carefully crafted diet of poison and antidote from a very young age, a practice referred to as mithridatism. Their blood was extremely poisonous to other humans, and the raising of these damsels is described in detail in a standalone treatise to his famous book on statecraft Arthashastra, written by.

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M. Penzer's essay on Poison Damsels) as I get to them. I'm listening to The Rise of Rome: The Making of the World’s Greatest Empire by Anthony Everitt and it references peripli that are the subjects of essays in Off the Beaten Track in the Classics by Carl Kaeppel.