Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Band 9

Cambridge University Press for the Royal Asiatic Society, 1877
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Most years contain the Proceedings and Annual report of the society.

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Seite xxxvi - THOMAS.— RECORDS OF THE GUPTA DYNASTY. Illustrated by Inscriptions, Written History, Local Tradition, and Coins. To which is added a Chapter on the Arabs in Sind.
Seite 312 - AND now the Romans, upon the flight of the seditious into the city, and upon the burning of the holy house itself, and of all the buildings round about it, brought their ensigns to the temple,' and set them over against its eastern gate; and there did they offer sacrifices to them, and there did they make Titus Imperator* with the greatest acclamations of joy.
Seite 343 - Where by divers sundry old authentic histories and chronicles it is manifestly declared and expressed that this realm of England is an empire, and so hath been accepted in the world, governed by one Supreme Head and King having the dignity and royal estate of the imperial Crown of the same...
Seite 169 - The officers of the State and revenue are chiefly of the Jain laity, as are the majority of the bankers from Lahore to the ocean.
Seite 402 - The Great Lord of Lords," or Emperor. And of a surety he hath good right to such a title, for all men know for a certain truth that he is the most potent man, as regards forces and lands and treasure, that existeth in the world, or ever hath existed from the time of our First Father Adam until this day.
Seite 343 - ... from the annoyance as well of the see of Rome, as from the authority of other foreign potentates...
Seite 195 - I acknowledge and confess the faults that have been cherished in my heart. From the love of virtue, by the side of which all other things are as sins, from the strict scrutiny of sin. and from fervent desire to be told of sin, by the fear of sin and by very enormity of sin ; — by these may my eyes be strengthened and confirmed (in rectitude).
Seite 197 - I may thus abandon), I therefore cause to be destroyed; and I proclaim the same in all the congregations; while I pray with every variety of prayer for those who differ from me in creed, that they following after my proper example may with me attain unto eternal salvation; wherefore the present edict of religion is promulgated in the twenty-seventh year of my anointment.
Seite 321 - The purity of the Latin language was debased by adopting, in the intercourse of pride and flattery, a profusion of epithets, which Tully would scarcely have understood, and which Augustus would have rejected with indignation. The principal officers of the empire were saluted, even by the sovereign...
Seite 98 - They accompany the victim of the family ; they keep up the fire, and, if the woman hesitates, tip up the plank on which she stands above the fire, so that she falls in against her will. These cases, however, are of rare occurrence. Deception of the imagination and the use of opium have generally made the victims quite indifferent, and they jump into the fire as if it were a bath. Eight days after the death of a prince or noble his wives are asked whether any of them wish to follow him into the fire...

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