Warning: include(domaintitles/domaintitle_cdn.exoticindia.php3): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/exotic/newexotic/header.php3 on line 751

Warning: include(): Failed opening 'domaintitles/domaintitle_cdn.exoticindia.php3' for inclusion (include_path='.:/usr/lib/php:/usr/local/lib/php') in /home/exotic/newexotic/header.php3 on line 751

Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address [email protected].

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Performing Arts > North Indian Music > ANCIENT INDIAN AND INDO-GREEK THEATRE
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
ANCIENT INDIAN AND INDO-GREEK THEATRE
ANCIENT INDIAN AND INDO-GREEK THEATRE
Description

About the Book:

In the year 326 B.C. a play 'Agen' was staged in the military camp of Alexander the Great on the bank of river Jhelum in Upper Punjab. A fragment of a vase, with the painting depicting a scene from the play 'Antigone'.

An amphitheatre which betrays Greco-Roman influence was excavated at Nagarjunakonda in Andhra Pradesh.

A papyrus manuscript of a farce written in Greek and Kannada languages was found in Egypt in the year 1899 by the team of archaeologists deployed by the Biblical Archaeological Association.

Early Greek records speak of export of flute girls and singing boys to India. A Sanskrit farce of Gupta period mentions a Yavana Ganika Karpoorturishtha settled in Ujjayani in central India.

Striking similarities are found in the theories of Aristotle and Bharata about the origin and nature of dramatic arts.

In this book M. L. Varadpande, a distinguished scholar and theatre historian, analyses the data to explore the probable relationship between theatrical arts of ancient India and Greece.

He starts this fascinating study by giving historical account of early Indian theatre. He studies dancing figures on the walls of Mesolithic cave shelters of Bhimbetka, musical instruments and figurines of dancers and jesters excavated at the sites connected with ancient Indus valley civilisation and Vedic rituals, dialogue hymns.

Here is a brilliant work which focuses attention on the unexplored areas of Indian theatrical tradition and speaks about the contact between theatrical arts of two great ancient civilisations of the world.

About the Author:

As a serious student of Indian art, literature and culture Shri M. L. Varadpande's contribution to Indological studies is quite significant. He is a scholar with a rare capacity to see historical facts in new perspective and offer original interpretation.

Born in 1936 he is an M. A. of the Nagpur University. For many years past he is associated with Alochana, a journal devoted to art and literature, as its associate editor. One of his books has been published by India's National Akademi of Letters-Sahitya Akademi. It is now being translated into various Indian languages.

His well known works are 'Traditions of Indian Theatre', 'Krishna Theatre in India', 'The Critique of Indian Theatre' (Edited), 'Ras Opera of Vraj'.

He has widely travelled across the country with the view to reach original source material and study different forms of traditional theatre in their own settings.

He has been awarded a research fellowship by the Indian Council of Historical Research to work on the project 'TEMPLE THEATRE IN INDIA'.

 

CONTENTS

 

Prologue xi
Indian Theatre: Early Phase 1
Indo-Greek Theatre 61
Appendix 121
Glossary 127
Select Bibliography 141
List of Illustrations 147
Index 153
Plates 159

Sample Pages









ANCIENT INDIAN AND INDO-GREEK THEATRE

Item Code:
IDG260
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
1981
ISBN:
0391024094
Language:
English
Size:
9.5"X7"
Pages:
170 (B & W Illus: 71)
Price:
$27.50   Shipping Free
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
ANCIENT INDIAN AND INDO-GREEK THEATRE

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 8799 times since 4th Jun, 2016

About the Book:

In the year 326 B.C. a play 'Agen' was staged in the military camp of Alexander the Great on the bank of river Jhelum in Upper Punjab. A fragment of a vase, with the painting depicting a scene from the play 'Antigone'.

An amphitheatre which betrays Greco-Roman influence was excavated at Nagarjunakonda in Andhra Pradesh.

A papyrus manuscript of a farce written in Greek and Kannada languages was found in Egypt in the year 1899 by the team of archaeologists deployed by the Biblical Archaeological Association.

Early Greek records speak of export of flute girls and singing boys to India. A Sanskrit farce of Gupta period mentions a Yavana Ganika Karpoorturishtha settled in Ujjayani in central India.

Striking similarities are found in the theories of Aristotle and Bharata about the origin and nature of dramatic arts.

In this book M. L. Varadpande, a distinguished scholar and theatre historian, analyses the data to explore the probable relationship between theatrical arts of ancient India and Greece.

He starts this fascinating study by giving historical account of early Indian theatre. He studies dancing figures on the walls of Mesolithic cave shelters of Bhimbetka, musical instruments and figurines of dancers and jesters excavated at the sites connected with ancient Indus valley civilisation and Vedic rituals, dialogue hymns.

Here is a brilliant work which focuses attention on the unexplored areas of Indian theatrical tradition and speaks about the contact between theatrical arts of two great ancient civilisations of the world.

About the Author:

As a serious student of Indian art, literature and culture Shri M. L. Varadpande's contribution to Indological studies is quite significant. He is a scholar with a rare capacity to see historical facts in new perspective and offer original interpretation.

Born in 1936 he is an M. A. of the Nagpur University. For many years past he is associated with Alochana, a journal devoted to art and literature, as its associate editor. One of his books has been published by India's National Akademi of Letters-Sahitya Akademi. It is now being translated into various Indian languages.

His well known works are 'Traditions of Indian Theatre', 'Krishna Theatre in India', 'The Critique of Indian Theatre' (Edited), 'Ras Opera of Vraj'.

He has widely travelled across the country with the view to reach original source material and study different forms of traditional theatre in their own settings.

He has been awarded a research fellowship by the Indian Council of Historical Research to work on the project 'TEMPLE THEATRE IN INDIA'.

 

CONTENTS

 

Prologue xi
Indian Theatre: Early Phase 1
Indo-Greek Theatre 61
Appendix 121
Glossary 127
Select Bibliography 141
List of Illustrations 147
Index 153
Plates 159

Sample Pages









Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to ANCIENT INDIAN AND INDO-GREEK THEATRE (Performing Arts | Books)

Dramatic Concepts: Greek and Indian (A Study of Poetics and  Natyasastra)
by Bharat Gupt
Hardcover (Edition: 2016)
D. K. Printworld Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDD162
$31.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Ancient Greek and Indian Theatre
Deal 20% Off
by Dr. Asha Saxena
Hardcover (Edition: 1997)
Parimal Publication Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDF856
$22.50$18.00
You save: $4.50 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Krishna Theatre In India
by M.L. Varadapande
Hardcover (Edition: 1982)
Abhinav Publications
Item Code: IDE370
$35.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The History of Tamil Music
by Dr. Salem S. Jeyalakshmi
Hardcover (Edition: 2003)
University of Madras
Item Code: NAJ410
$50.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Act of Becoming (Actors Talk)
Deal 30% Off
by Amal Allana
Hardcover (Edition: 2013)
Niyogi Books
Item Code: NAJ922
$100.00$70.00
You save: $30.00 (30%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Drama And  Aesthetics
by T. Devarajan
Hardcover (Edition: 2018)
Bharatiya Vidya Prakashan
Item Code: NAN383
$40.00
SOLD
History of Indian Theatre (Early History)
by M. L. Varadpande
Hardcover (Edition: 1987)
Abhinav Publications
Item Code: IDH429
$55.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Concise Dictionary of Indian Theatre
by M. L. Varadpande
Hardcover (Edition: 2007)
Abhinav Publications
Item Code: IDJ963
$60.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Women's Role in Kudiyattam
Item Code: NAL087
$25.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
History of Indian Theatre (Loka Ranga Panorama of Indian Folk Theatre)
by M. L. Varadpande
Hardcover (Edition: 1992)
Abhinav Publications
Item Code: IDH425
$75.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The History of Tamil Music
by Dr. Salem S. Jeyalakshmi
Paperback (Edition: 2006)
University of Madras
Item Code: NAM423
$35.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Music of Hindustan
Deal 20% Off
Item Code: IMD24
$30.00$24.00
You save: $6.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
I have always been delighted with your excellent service and variety of items.
James, USA
I've been happy with prior purchases from this site!
Priya, USA
Thank you. You are providing an excellent and unique service.
Thiru, UK
Thank You very much for this wonderful opportunity for helping people to acquire the spiritual treasures of Hinduism at such an affordable price.
Ramakrishna, Australia
I really LOVE you! Wonderful selections, prices and service. Thank you!
Tina, USA
This is to inform you that the shipment of my order has arrived in perfect condition. The actual shipment took only less than two weeks, which is quite good seen the circumstances. I waited with my response until now since the Buddha statue was a present that I handed over just recently. The Medicine Buddha was meant for a lady who is active in the healing business and the statue was just the right thing for her. I downloaded the respective mantras and chants so that she can work with the benefits of the spiritual meanings of the statue and the mantras. She is really delighted and immediately fell in love with the beautiful statue. I am most grateful to you for having provided this wonderful work of art. We both have a strong relationship with Buddhism and know to appreciate the valuable spiritual power of this way of thinking. So thank you very much again and I am sure that I will come back again.
Bernd, Spain
You have the best selection of Hindu religous art and books and excellent service.i AM THANKFUL FOR BOTH.
Michael, USA
I am very happy with your service, and have now added a web page recommending you for those interested in Vedic astrology books: https://www.learnastrologyfree.com/vedicbooks.htm Many blessings to you.
Hank, USA
As usual I love your merchandise!!!
Anthea, USA
You have a fine selection of books on Hindu and Buddhist philosophy.
Walter, USA
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2019 © Exotic India