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" History is the one weak spot in Indian literature. It is, in fact, non-existent. The total lack of the historical sense is so characteristic, that the whole course of Sanskrit literature is darkened by the shadow of this defect, suffering as it does from... "
A History of SANSKRIT LITERATURE - Page 24
by ARTHUR A MACDONELL - 1900
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Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde des Morgenlandes, Volumes 17-18

Oriental philology - 1903
...dem brahmanischen 1 So sagt noch AA MACDONELL (A Hiitory of Sanskrit LIterature, London 1900, p. 10): "History is the one weak spot in Indian literature. It is, in fact, non-existent (sie!). The total lack of the historical sense ig so characteristic, that the whole course of Sanskrit...
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Recueil Des Cours, Collected Courses, 1966, Volume 117

Acad&eacutemie de Droit International de la Haye - Law - 1968 - 400 pages
...Upanishads: p. 30. Historical spirit—not non-existent AA Macdonell, the great Sanskritist, wrote that "history is the one weak spot in Indian literature. It is in fact non-existent". It is true that Sanskrit literature has only a few works of historical value. The Hindu outlook on...
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The Name Above All Names (the Uniqueness of Jesus Christ)

Alvin Low - Religion - 2007 - 226 pages
...has one weak spot. In it there is only very scanty reference to history. In fact, 'the total lack of historical sense is so characteristic that the whole...defect suffering as it does from an entire absence of chronology.' History was merely a part of the cosmic process which was cyclical and had its source...
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