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2. “Pagoda Tree”: Plants and Other Foliate Motifs on Indians Coins through History


 
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1. Title Title of document 2. “Pagoda Tree”: Plants and Other Foliate Motifs on Indians Coins through History - Roots of Wisdom, Branches of Devotion
 
2. Creator Author's name, affiliation, country Shailendra Bhandare ; Ashmolean Museum (University of Oxford);
 
3. Subject Discipline(s) Religious Studies
 
4. Subject Keyword(s) plants in Asian religion; Hinduism; Jainism; Buddhism; sacred nature of flora; trees in religion; plants as food; plants as medicine; plants in ritual and myth
 
5. Subject Subject classification South Asian Religions
 
6. Description Abstract chapter, Shailendra Bhandare examines the way in which the






rich symbolism of trees and foliate motives appear on Indian coinage pertaining






to two historical periods: ancient India (from c. the fifth century






bce to the fifth century ce) and the Islamic period. This, the author argues,






demonstrates an interesting continuity in the tradition of representation






of Indian flora.
 
7. Publisher Organizing agency, location Equinox Publishing Ltd
 
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9. Date (YYYY-MM-DD) 01-Jun-2016
 
10. Type Status & genre Peer-reviewed Article
 
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12. Format File format PDF
 
13. Identifier Uniform Resource Identifier https://journals.equinoxpub.com/books/article/view/30829
 
14. Identifier Digital Object Identifier 10.1558/equinox.30829
 
15. Source Journal/conference title; vol., no. (year) Equinox eBooks Publishing; Roots of Wisdom, Branches of Devotion
 
16. Language English=en en
 
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19. Rights Copyright and permissions Copyright 2014 Equinox Publishing Ltd