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Tolkien and Sanskrit
The Silmarillion in the Cradle of Proto-Indo-European

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Contents

  • Author’s Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Definitions
  • Tolkien and Sanskrit
  • The Land of the Seven Rivers
    • 1) The River Gelion
    • 2) The River Ascar
    • 3) The River Thalos
    • 4) The River Legolin
    • 5) The River Brilthor
    • 6) The River Duilwen
    • 7) The River Adurant
  • The Cities of Ossiriand
    • Belegost
    • Nogrod
    • Dolmed
  • The Mirror Map of the Indus2
    • The Name Sirion
    • The Lower Indus: from Bukkur to the Sea
    • The Falls of Sirion
    • Andram
    • Aelin-Uial
    • The Mouths of Sirion
    • The Great Sea
    • The Sindar and Sindarin
  • The Eastern Facet of the Mirror Indus Map
    • The Dry River
    • Doriath
    • The River Esgalduin
    • The River Aros
  • The Western Facet of the Mirror Indus Map
    • Amon Obel
    • Attock
    • Taxila (Felagund)
    • Gundabad
    • Narog
  • The Pandemonium
    • Pâtâla
    • Isle of Balar
    • Right vs. Left
    • Harad
    • The River Goddess
    • The Sun and the Moon
  • How Do You Say That in Sanskrit?
    • Hole-Dweller (Bíl-Vâsa)
    • Goblin (Râkshasa)
    • Serpents (Úrágas)
    • Magic, Cræft (Māyā)
  • A Root-arranged Lexicon
  • The Jewel in the Crown
  • Appendices
    • Appendix A: The Mahábhárata—Introduction
    • Appendix B: The Solar Race and the Lunar Race
    • Appendix C: Raj Literature
    • Appendix D: Proto-Indo-European Cultural Connections with Europe
    • Appendix E: Tables of Correlations
  • Illustration Credits
  • Index
  • About the Authorities

Includes maps, B&W illustrations, bibliographic references and index.
Pagination: xxxvi + 194. Trade Paper $14.95


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