Vikram Seth - some more problems

Peter D Banos pdb1 at
Thu Oct 31 14:26:26 UTC 1996

On Thu, 31 Oct 1996, Jan Dvorak wrote:

> Is anyone able to help me with the following words found in Vikram Seth's A
> Suitable Boy?...
> Ruksh - this should be a name of some war-horse, the sentence sound like
>         'he is not a war-horse like Ruksh or Bucephalus' (this is not 
>         a citation), where Bucephalus is the name of the horse of Alexander
>         the Great.

This sounds like the name of the horse of one of the heroes of the
Shahnameh - Rustam I think?

						-Peter D. Banos
						pdb1 at

"Parthians, Medes, Elamites, and residents of Mesopotamia, Judea and
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