THE SACRED BOOKS AND
EARLY LITERATURE OF
WITH HISTORICAL SURVEYS OF THE CHIEFWRITINGS OF EACH NATION
Translations, Bibliographies, etc., by the following Leading Orientalists:
MORRIS JASTROW, LL.D., Professor of Semitic Languages, University of Penn-sylvania; JAMES H. BREASTED, LL.D., Professor of Egyptology. University of Chicago; CHARLES C. TORREY, D.D., Professor of Semitic Languages, YaleUniversity, A. V. W. JACKSON, LL.D., Professor of Indo-Iranian, Columbia Uni-versity; CHARLES R. LANMAN, LL.D., Professor of Sanskrit, Harvard University;R
CHARLES F. AIKEN, S.T.D., Dean of the Faculty of Theology, CatholicUniversity; FRIEDRICH HIRTH, LL.D., Professor of Chinese, Columbia Uni-versity; R
WILLIAM E. GRIFFIS, D.D., former Professor at the ImperialUniversity, Tokio.
E. A. W. BUDGE, F.S.A., Director of Egyptology in the British Museum; S
GASTON MASPERO, D.C.L., Member of the Royal Institute of France; R
A. H.SAYCE, LL.D., Professor of Comparative Philology, Oxford University; W.FLINDERS-PETRIE, LL.D., Professor of Egyptology, University College, London;STEPHEN LANGDON, Ph.D., Professor of Assyriology, Oxford University; S
ERNEST SATOW, LL.D., G.C.M.G., British Minister to Japan; H. OLDENBERG,LL.D., Professor of Sanskrit, Kiel University; T. W. RHYS-DAVIDS, LL.D.,Librarian of the Royal Asiatic Society; ARMINIUS VAMBÉRY, LL.D., Professor of Oriental Languages, University of Budapest.
M. COOMARA SWAMY, Legislative Council of Ceylon; ROMESH CHUNDER DUTT, CI.E., Author of the History of Civilization in Ancient India; DARABD. P. SANJANA, Educational Society of Bombay; V
KENCHO SUYE-MATSU, LL.M., Japanese Minister of the Interior; SHEIK FAIZ-ULLAH-BHAI,Head Master of the Schools of Anjuman-i-Islam; RALPH T. GRIFFITH, PresidentBenares College, India; JIVANJI JAMSHEDJI MODI, Fellow of Bombay Uni-versity, Officier de l'Académie Française.
Under the editorship of a staff of specialists directed by
CHARLES F. HORNE, P
PARKE, AUSTIN, AND LIPSCOMB, I