VLACHS IN INDIA

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by Liviu Bordas  Review: Helen Abadzi   Here is a new book “Journey in India. Indian images and illusions on the way of the Romanian culture towards the Occident.” by Liviu Bordas, a Romanian historian working in Italy, I believe. Unfortunately it’s in Romanian, and not many Greeks can read it.  But it ought to be listed on …

A CHRONICLE OF THE GREEKS IN INDIA – 1750-1950

Introduction by Demetrios Th. Vassiliades In “A Chronicle of the Greeks in India – 1750-1950”, Dione Marcos-Dodis, who was born in Karachi and grew up in Calcutta, researches and records the way of life that her family, relatives and friends led during their sojourn in India.  They were part of a little known but, nevertheless, important emigration movement …

ΔΗΜΟΣΙΕΥΣΗ ΤΗΣ ΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗΣ ΣΤΗ ΣΑΝΣΚΡΙΤΙΚΗ ΓΛΩΣΣΑ

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Το πρώτο έργο που δημοσίευσε ο τομέας εκδόσεων της ΕΛ.ΙΝ.Ε.Π.Α. δεν θα μπορούσε να είναι άλλο από την “Εισαγωγή στη Σανσκριτική Γλώσσα,” καθώς η γλώσσα αυτή αποτελεί τη βάση του Ινδικού πολιτισμού και ένα αναγκαίο εφόδιο που θα πρέπει να κατέχει κάθε σοβαρός μελετητής του. Στην πραγματικότητα, το βιβλίο αυτό υπήρξε μια από τις βασικές …

A Sanskrit-English-Greek Dictionary has been Published after 170 years

The Greek-Indian Society in Athens has published an almost forgotten manuscript, containing more than 9.000 words in Sanskrit, English and Greek, which was lying in the National Library of Greece for almost 170 years. The Dictionary was composed by the renowned Greek Indologist, Demetrios Galanos who lived in Varanasi for 40 years in the beginning …