Hindoo Tales or the Adventures of Ten Princes
'Hindoo Tales or the Adventures of Ten Princes ' Summary
This book describes the adventures of ten Kumaras, i.e., young men, (all of whom are either princes or sons of royal ministers), as narrated by the men themselves. These narratives are replete with accounts of demigods, ghosts, gamblers, intrigues with voluptuous women, astonishing coincidences, cockfights, anthropophagy, sorcery, robberies, murders and wars.
Daṇḍin (7th–8th century) was an Indian Sanskrit grammarian and author of prose romances. He is one of the best-known writers in Asian history. His writings were all in Sanskrit. Daṇḍin's accoun...More on Dandin
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