9781780743981

Buddhist Texts Through the Ages

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  • ISBN13:

    9781780743981

  • ISBN10:

    178074398X

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2014-05-06
  • Publisher: Oneworld Publications
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Summary

This unique anthology of Buddhist scriptures traces the development of Buddhism through the ages and around the world. Designed to serve scholars and students alike, this classic text has become a valuable resource for Buddhists and all those who wish to explore for themselves the original sources of one of the world's great religions. Accessible and jargon-free, these translations from the original Pali, Sanskrit, Chinese, Tibetan, and Japanese are presented in plain English by four leading experts on the language and literature of Buddhism, while a glossary of foreign terms completes a thoroughly comprehensive and timeless introduction to the subject.

Author Biography

Edward Conze (1904 –1979) was an Anglo-German scholar best known for his pioneering translations of Buddhist texts.

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