[INDOLOGY] Macdonell on Usas

Dipak Bhattacharya dipak.d2004 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 18 04:40:35 UTC 2016

Dear George,
I do not have the paper with me but I could mention a very useful
introduction to Ushas by Macdonell in A Vedic Reader for Students
Oxf.1917: 92-93. This book has been reprinted

On Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 12:47 AM, George Thompson <gthomgt at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear List,
> I have undertaken a study of the Usas hymns in the Rgveda, under the
> illuminating guidance especially of Louis Renou [EVP 3].  Renou mentions
> there an article in JRAS 1932 by Macdonell which translates the Usas hymns
> of the RV.  Since Macdonell has expressed great respect for these hymns :
> "Usas is the most graceful creation of Vedic poetry and there is no more
> charming figure in the descriptive religious lyrics of any other
> literature", I ask list members for help in getting access to this article.
> Best wishes,
> George Thompson
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