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Monday, May 12, 2014

The Indian Analyst


South Indian Inscriptions






List of Plates

Additions and Corrections




D. R. Bhat

P. B. Desai

Krishna Deva

G. S. Gai

B R. Gopal & Shrinivas Ritti

V. B. Kolte

D. G. Koparkar

K. G. Krishnan

H. K. Narasimhaswami & K. G. Krishana

K. A. Nilakanta Sastri & T. N. Subramaniam

Sadhu Ram

S. Sankaranarayanan

P. Seshadri Sastri

M. Somasekhara Sarma

D. C. Sircar

D. C. Sircar & K. G. Krishnan

D. C. Sircar & P. Seshadri Sastri

K. D. Swaminathan

N. Venkataramanayya & M. Somasekhara Sarma


Other South-Indian Inscriptions 

Volume I

Volume II

Volume III

Vol. IV - VIII

Volume IX

Volume X

Volume XI

Volume XII

Volume XIII

Volume XIV

Volume XV

Volume XVI

Volume XVII

Volume XVIII

Volume XIX

Volume XX

Volume XXII_Part I

Volume XXII_Part II



Volume XXIII

Volume XXIV

Archaeological Links

Archaeological-Survey of India



Page 55, foot-note, 3.- Read 1953-54 for 1954-55
,, 55, foot-note, 4.- Read 424-25 for 224-25
,, 230, line 23.- Add note : The year 108 when the Kailvan inscription was engraved undoubtedly relates to a date long before the rise of the Imperial Guptas and the foundation of the Gupta era in 319 A. D. This fact shows that the theories assigning the beginning of the Kanishka era to 248 A.D. and later are improbable and that it should better be ascribed to the second half of the first century A.D. and not to the second century. That the Kanishka era is identical with the Saka era of 78 A. D. is farther indicated by the following evidence. The Chorasmian archives from Toprakkala in Central Asia contain documents dated in the years 207 and 231 of some era. Archaeological date suggest that the local palace and the archives were abandoned at the end of the third century and the beginning of the fourth. The capital of Chorasmia was transferred from Toprakkala to the city of Kyat on the Amu Darya during the reign of the Chorasmian king Afrig who came to power in 305 A.D. according to Biruni. Thus the era used in the documents started in the last quarter of the first century A.D. This must be the same as the Saka era of 78 A. D. and the years in the said documents referred to dates between 285 and 309 A. D. The use of the Saka era in Central Asia can only satisfactorily explained if it is identified with the Kanishka era. See Modern Review, December 1959, p. 452.


N. B.- We have ignored a large number of misprints in which the umlaut sign has been printed for the macron.
Page 2, line 11.- Read Brahmi for Brahmi
,, 8, line 12.- Read (XVI) for (XVII)
,, ,, text line 21.- Read (XVI) for (XVII)
,, 9, line 22.- Read Rash?rika for Rashtrika
,, 11, line 23.- Read ºpiya[sa]for ºpiya[aa]
,, 15, line 36.- Read Dharma for Dharms
,, 22, line 6. -Read ma[te]
,, ,, line 7.- Read [ya? sa]kiº
,, 25, foot-note 6.- Read bhumik

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