Klaus Karttunen klaus.karttunen at helsinki.fi
Mon Mar 6 10:21:09 UTC 2017

Dear Matthew,
thanks to the activity of Jesuits, there are Chinese, Japanese, Tagalog and Tamil version of Barlaam, all made in the 16th–18th centuries.


Klaus Karttunen
South Asian and Indoeuropean Studies
Asian and African Studies, Department of World Cultures
PL 59 (Unioninkatu 38 B)
00014 University of Helsinki, FINLAND
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Klaus.Karttunen at helsinki.fi

> On 05 Mar 2017, at 16:41, Matthew Kapstein via INDOLOGY <indology at list.indology.info> wrote:
> Dear Herman,
> The citation from Allen is puzzling. He seems to be saying that there are
> recognizable ME and Chinese versions of Barlam, but at the end of the quote
> is referring to Vidura's story. As I don't think that there is a Chinese version of
> Barlam, is there perhaps something missing from the citation? Or is it
> just a poorly constructed sentence?
> Matthew
> Matthew Kapstein
> Directeur d'études,
> Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes
> Numata Visiting Professor of Buddhist Studies,
> The University of Chicago
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