Notes on the Greek Version of Aśoka's Twelfth and Thirteenth Rock Edicts

@article{Norman1972NotesOT,
  title={Notes on the Greek Version of Aśoka's Twelfth and Thirteenth Rock Edicts},
  author={K. R. Norman},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society},
  year={1972},
  volume={104},
  pages={111-118}
}
  • K. R. Norman
  • Published 1972
  • History
  • Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society
1. A block of stone inscribed with a Greek ( = Gk.) version of the latter part of Aśsoka's Rock Edict ( = RE) XII and the beginning of RE XIII was discovered at Kandahar in Afghanistan in 1963. The text was published in 1964 by D. Schlumbergerand again in the same year by E. Benveniste ( = B.) in Journal Asiatique (= JA ). A condensed version of these two articles, in English, was published in Epigraphia Indica (= Ep. Ind. ) in 1968. 
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