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Secondary tales of the two great epics

Rajendra I. Nanavati

Secondary tales of the two great epics

by Rajendra I. Nanavati

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Published by L.D. Institute of Indology in Ahmedabad .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vālmīki.,
  • Mahābhārata.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Rajendra I. Nanavati.
    SeriesL.D. series -- 88, Lalbhai Dalpatbhai series -- 88
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1138.26 N3 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 195 p. --
    Number of Pages195
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21782239M

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