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The Sacred Books and Early Literature of the East, All 14 Books on CD

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The complete set of these classic books containing the history and early literature of the East.  Each book is in high resolution PDF format.



The Sacred Books and Early Literature of the East

Complete 14 Volume Set

Historic Books, Periodicals, and Classic Literature

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Publications included:

Volume 1. - Babylonia and Assyria: The tales of Babylon that survived its fall; Earth's Coldest language: the Sumerian Texts in the Akkadian, or oldest Semitic tongue, The writings of Hammurapi, The creation epic, The epic of Gilgamesh and the goddess Ishtar, Other religious legends, Moral and philosophical texts, The Tel-El-Amarna letters, Records of the conquering kings, Prayers and magic incantations, Nebuchadrezzar and Belshazzar. – 505 pages

Volume 2. - Egypt:
The earliest Egyptian remains, The secret pyramid texts, Biography, travel, and romance, The precepts of Ptah-Hotep, Religious and semi-historic texts, Tales of romance and travel, The book of the dead, Egypt's holy scripture, Hymns to the One Universal God, The religion of the poor in ancient Egypt, History and legend under the great empire, Egypt's chief epic poem, Tales of romance and travel, The book of the breaths of life, Romances. – 503 pages

Volume 3. - Ancient Hebrew:
The earliest remains, The Mishna or elder talmud, The Gemara, or younger talmud, The Haggada or Tales and traditions of the talmud, The Halacha, or Rules of the law, The tabernacle, Oko, A.W. Bibliography. – 429 pages

Volume 4. - Medieval Hebrew:
The Midrash, or Preserved tradition, The Kabbalah or Secret tradition, Religious poetry, The book Cusari, The story of a lost race, The great Hebrew Philosophers, The travels of Benjamin of Tudela, Oko, A.S. Bibliography. – 451 pages

Volume 5. - Ancient Arabia:
The genius of Arabic literature, the hanged poems, the Koran, Torrey, C.C. Bibliography. – 493 pages

Volume 6. - Medieval Arabic, Moorish, and Turkish:
The sunan, or Holy traditions of Mohammed, Early history and science, Philosophy and religion, Romance, The poems of Arabia, Moorish literature: Science and History, Love poetry of the Spanish Moors; Turkish literature: Legends and poetry, The travels of Sidi Ali Reis; Torrey, C.C. Bibliography. – 430 pages

Volume 7. - Ancient Persia:
The Zendavesta, or Persian holy scripture, The empire of Cyrus, The later religious books, The Pahlavi historical romances, The final Persian tradition of the past. – 441 pages

Volume 8. - Medieval Persia:
Omar Khayyam, the first great mystic poet, Nizami, Persia's chief romantic poet, Jalal Ad-din Rumi, the leader of Sufism, Sadi, the famous poet philosopher, Hafiz, the "poet of love", Jami, the last great mystic; Jackson, A.V.W. Bibliography. – 427 pages

Volume 9. - India and Brahmanism:
The Brahmanic books, The Vedas, or Books of holy knowledge, Later Sanskrit literature; Lanman, C.R. Bibliography. – 435 pages

Volume 10. - India and Buddhism:
The edicts of Asoka, The earliest suttas or sacred sayings, The book of the great decease, Later legends of the life of Gotama, the buddha, The Jataka or birth tale; The Dhammapada or path of the law, Later teachings; Aiken, C.F. Bibliography. – 427 pages

Volume 11. - Ancient China:
The king, or ancient classics, the four great books of the philosophers; Hirth, F. Bibliography. – 437 pages

Volume 12. - Medieval China:
Taoism, Later Taoist texts, Other religions, History and drama; Hirth, F. Bibliography – 447 pages

Volume 13. - Japan:
The Kojiki, or "records of ancient matters", The Nihongi, or "chronicles of Japan", The Yengishiki, or Shinto rituals, The Man-Yoshu, or "myriad leaves", The Kokinshu, or "collection of odes", Genji Monogatari, the foremost Japanese novel, The medieval drama of Japan, Basho, the chief Japanese poet, Modern Buddhism in Japan; Griffis, W.E. bibliography. – 451 pages

Volume 14. - The Great Rejected Books of the Biblical Apocrypha:
The books of Adam and Eve, The writings attributed to Enoch, The apocalypse of Baruch, The story of Ahikar, The gospels of Christ's childhood, The gospels of Nicodemus; Johns, E.H. Bibliography – 422 pages

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