On the identity of Xandrames and Kraṇanda
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Published by Trübner in London .
Written in English



  • India


  • Kraṇanda, 4th cent. B.C.,
  • India -- History -- 324 B.C.-1000 A.D.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesIdentity of Xandrames and Kraṇanda.
Statementby Edward Thomas.
LC ClassificationsDS451.9.K73 T45 1864
The Physical Object
Pagination41 p. :
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1316269M
LC Control Number92189108

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