A Treasury of Tantric Ideas: A Study of the by Artatrana Sarangi

By Artatrana Sarangi

Såamråajyalakòsmåipåiòthikåa, a part of åAkaâsabhairavakalpa, Hindu tantric encyclopaedic paintings; a research.

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Regina, a city in Canada, received its name in honor of Queen Victoria. ) Similarly, early European settlers named the territory—and eventually state—of New York in honor of the English Duke of York. ” But perhaps the best example of this politics of naming comes from Russia. In 1703 the Russian tsar Peter the Great founded a city on the Baltic Sea to serve as Russia’s new capital; it was named St. Petersburg in his honor. ” And so the city became known as Petrograd. However, in 1924 its name changed again—to Leningrad—in honor of Vladimir Lenin, founder of the Soviet Union.

The Greek poet Hesiod (ca. ), for instance, wrote in Works and Days about earlier times: “. . and they [people] lived like gods, with carefree heart, remote from toil and misery. Wretched old age did not affect them either, but with hands and feet ever unchanged they enjoyed themselves in feasting, beyond all ills, and they died as if overcome by sleep. ” Hesiod, Theogony; and, Works and Days, translated with an introduction and notes by M. L. West (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988), 40. relative latecomers on the stage of ancient Near Eastern history.

E. ). However, they disagree on the subdivisions within the second main period. ). ). Eric Meyers, meanwhile, resurrects Wright’s three main periods for the Iron Age, although he proposes distinct subdivisions for both Iron I and II. E. ). These different configurations arise partly from the extent to which textual influence—particularly the Hebrew Bible—is brought to bear on archaeological dating. It also depends on how one analyzes the evidence from material remains, particularly the pottery.

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