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Krsnāntaka : an old Javanese kakawin

Ando, Mitsuru


Krsna has been one of the popular characters in Old Javanese literature, and a number of stories featuring Krsna as an incarnation of Wisnu as well as a mighty hero have come down to us. However, the study of those stories has previously been limited to a few relatively popular texts, and the story of the end of Krsna and his clan, which is the main theme of the Krsnantaka, an Old Javanese poetical work (kakawin), has escaped scholars' attention, apart from a few brief descriptions. The...[Show more]

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Date published: 1991
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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