By: Lionel D. Barnett
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This collection of stories by "Lionel D. Barnett" where he attempts to compile many of his Literature and religion thoughts consolidated in a single draft and offer them at an affordable price so that everyone can read them. some stories are interesting and amazing, while other softly creep up on you and pull you in. Lionel D. Barnett's major work "Hindu Gods and Heroes" is famous for his expertise in Indian literature and history. This book transports readers to the world of Hindu mythology, where divine entities and great heroes come to life. Barnett's intellectual prowess shines through as he delves into the tales, traits, and significance of gods and goddesses such as Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, Lakshmi, Saraswati, Durga, and many others. He expertly explains their roles in the Hindu universe, giving light on the deep relationships and symbolism that underpin these celestial figures. Furthermore, "Hindu Gods and Heroes" commemorates the courage and adventures of mythical heroes like Rama and Krishna, who have grabbed the hearts of innumerable worshippers throughout millennia. Barnett's work expertly weaves the rich tapestry of Hindu mythology, providing readers with both a rigorous grasp and a deep appreciation for the lively narratives that have influenced Hindu religious and cultural traditions.

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Lionel D. Barnett

Lionel David Barnett CB FBA (October 21, 1871 – January 28, 1960) was a British orientalist. Barnett, the son of a Liverpool banker, attended Liverpool High School, Liverpool Institute, University College, Liverpool, and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he earned a first-class degree in classics and three Browne medals. In 1899, he was appointed Assistant Keeper in the Department of Oriental Printed Books and Manuscripts at the British Museum. He was appointed Keeper in 1908 and held the position until his retirement in 1936. He was also Professor of Sanskrit at University College, London from 1906 to 1917, the School of Oriental Studies' inaugural Lecturer in Sanskrit (1917-1948), the School's Lecturer in Ancient Indian History and Epigraphy (1922-1948), and the School's Librarian (1940-1947). He returned to the British Museum as an Assistant Keeper in 1948, at the age of 77, when it was dangerously short of staff, and remained there until his death. In 1932, Barnett went completely blind in one eye and only had partial vision in the other. In 1937, he was appointed a Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB).

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 64Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359325724
  • ISBN-13:9789359325729
  • Item Weight: 96g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 4.03mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : History / General