[INDOLOGY] Śākadvīpīya brahmans

Dominik Wujastyk wujastyk at gmail.com
Mon Feb 18 16:35:05 EST 2013


I've discovered H. von Stietenkron's PhD, published in 1966, and Humbach's
helpful review of it in the IIJ 12 (1969): 43-7.

Dominik Wujastyk



On 18 February 2013 22:11, Dominik Wujastyk <wujastyk at gmail.com> wrote:

> Can anyone point me to some up-to-date information about Śākadvīpīya
> brahmans?  What did it mean to a twelfth to seventeenth-century author to
> identify himself as belonging to a Śākadvīpīya family?  Would such a family
> have retained cultural links to Central Asia and Eastern Iran, to Seistan?
> I would have thought not.  But is there any scholarly exploration of this
> issue?
>
> Many thanks,
> Dominik Wujastyk
>
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