The City in Sanskrit literature

Lars Martin Fosse lmfosse at GETMAIL.NO
Fri Mar 18 09:30:18 UTC 2011

Hello Klaus,
do you (or anyone else) know if there are any studies of India's oldest
fortifications/fortresses/fortified cities (up to ca. 1000 A.D.)?
Best regards,
Lars Martin

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From: Indology [mailto:INDOLOGY at] On Behalf Of Klaus
Sent: Friday, March 18, 2011 10:24 AM
Subject: Re: [INDOLOGY] The City in Sanskrit literature


Eltsov, Piotr Andreevich: From Harappa to Hastinapura. A Study of the
Earliest South Asian City and Civilization. Boston & Leiden: Brill 2008.
XXXI, 240 S. 4° American School of Prehistoric Research Monograph Series.
ISBN 978-90-04-16060-6. 


Klaus Karttunen
Professor of South Asian and Indoeuropean Studies
Asian and African Studies, Department of World Cultures
PL 59 (Unioninkatu 38 B)
00014 University of Helsinki, FINLAND
Tel +358-(0)9-191 22674
Fax +358-(0)9-191 22094
Klaus.Karttunen at

On Mar 18, 2011, at 10:13 AM, Philipp Maas wrote:

Dear McComas,

see also 

Schlingloff, Dieter: Die altindische Stadt. Eine vergleichende Untersuchung.
Mainz: Verl. der Akad. der Wiss. und der Lit., 1970 (Abhandlungen der
Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaftlichen Klasse / Akademie der Wissenschaften
und der Literatur, Mainz ; 1969,5).



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