Indian Temple Architecutre and Iconography, New Publications

Claudine Picron cbpicron at GMX.DE
Fri May 2 10:35:46 EDT 2008


The following books have been recently published as volumes 1 & 2 of the proceedings of the 18th conference of the European Association of South Asian Archaeologists, held at the British Museum, London, July 2005. They have been published by The British Association for South Asian Studies, The British Academy under the general editorship of Michael Willis. Both books are available from Arthur Probsthain, London:  http://www.oriental-african-books.com/

 

1) Religion and Art: New Issues in Indian Iconography and Iconology, edited by Claudine Bautze-Picron, Volume 1 of the proceedings of the 18th conference of the European Association of South Asian Archaeologists, London: The British Association for South Asian Studies/The British Academy, 2008. ISBN 978-9553924-2-9. 



Foreword

 

The deva with the swaddling cloth, On the Western origins of Gandharan birth iconography and their implications for the textual and art history of the Buddhist Saviour’s nativity  

Martina Stoye

 

The banquet scene on the base of a seated Buddha in Gandhara

Nakao Odani

 

Not the Buddha but Hercules on the gold token from Tillya-Tepe: a review of the relevant legends and images

Katsumi Tanabe

 

Late Buddhist Art in Archaeological Context, Some reflections on the sanctuary of Tapa Sardar 

Anna Filigenzi

 

Another reliquary vase from Wardak and consecrating fire rites in Gandhara

Harry Falk

 

A Funerary Monument to Prabhavatigupta? 

Hans Bakker

 

Sa?kar?a?a/Balarama and the Mountain: a new Attribute

Doris Srinivasan

 

A recumbent effigy of devi from Badoh – its sculptural tradition and archaeological context

Anne Casile

 

A Solitary Vi??u Sculpture from Bihar in the National Museum of Nepal, Kathmandu

Gerd J.R. Mevissen

 

Ga?esa with a dagger

Gouriswar Bhattacharya

 

An early Nepalese Ga??avyuhasutra manuscript, An attempt to discover connections between text and illuminations

Eva Allinger

 

Buddhist book-covers from Eastern India, The book-covers of the manuscript SL68 at the Collège de France, Paris

Claudine Bautze-Picron

 

The ‘portraits’ of the Co?a king Rajaraja I (985 – 1014)

Vincent Lefèvre

 

Heroic Discourse in Indian Iconography

Archana Verma

 

 

2)  The Temple in South Asia, edited by Adam Hardy, Volume 2 of the proceedings of the 18th conference of the European Association of South Asian Archaeologists, London, 2005, London: The British Association for South Asian Studies/The British Academy, 2007, ISBN 978-0-9553924-3-6.

 

Early Architecture and its Transformations: New Evidence for Vernacular Origins for The Indian Temple 

Michael W Meister                                                                                                                                                                          

The Apsidal Temple of Taxila: Traditional Hypothesis and Possible New Interpretations

Luca Colliva                                                                                                                                                                                    

The Archaeological Remains of Ramgarh Hill: a Report

Anne Casile                                                                                                                                                                                      

Architectural Features of the Medieval Temples surviving in Maharashtra

Gerard Foekema                                                                                                                                                                              

Parts and Wholes: the Story of the Gavaks.a

Adam Hardy                                                                                                                                                                                     

Cholas, Pandyas, and ‘Imperial Temple Culture’ in Medieval Tamilnadu

Leslie C Orr                                                                                                                                                                                      

Regional Pasts, Imperial Present: Architecture and Memory in Vijayanagara-Period Karnataka

Crispin Branfoot                                                                                                                                                                              

New Research on Paharpur Buddhist Monastery (North Bengal)

Jean-Yves Breuil and Sandrine Gill                                                                                                                                             

Defining the Sacred Space: Painted Ceilings in Dung Dkar and Tsaparang in Western Tibet

Helmut F Neumann and  Heidi A Neumann                                                                                                                                             

> From Textile Dress to Vault of Heaven: Some Observations on the Function and Symbolism of Ceiling Decorations in the Western Himalayan Buddhist Temples of Nako, Himachal Pradesh, India

Christiane Papa-Kalantari                                                                                                                                                             

Domes, Tombs and Minarets: Islamic Influences on Jaina Architecture

Julia A B Hegewald                                                                                                                                                                        

Vaishnava Havelis in Rajasthan: Origin and Continuity of a Temple Type

Shikha Jain                                                                                                                                                                                       

 

 



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