Bilhaṇa's Vikramāṅkadevacarita and its neo-expounders (1991)
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The Vikramāṅkadevacarita mahākāvya of the great Kashmirian poet Bilhaṇa is one of the best (if not the best) historical poem in Sanskrit literature. It follows a new path in poetic composition and blazes a new trail scarcely witnessed in earlier poets.
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Specimens of textual difficulties -- Some lexicographical points of interest -- Secondary source material relating to Vikramāṅkadevacarita -- Verses ascribed to Bilhaṇa in anthologies -- Conclusions -- Appendix I : on Caritacandrikā -- Appendix II : Cālukya Cola empires.