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Originally appearing in Volume V20, Page 632 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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SELECTED AUTHORITIES.—Texts: Pali Text Society (63 vols., 1882–19o8); H. Oldenberg, The Vinaya Pitakam (5 vols., London, 1879–1883) ; V. Fausboll, The Jataka (7 vols., London, 1877–1897) ; G. Turnour, The Mahavairtsa (Colombo, 1837) ; H. Oldenberg, The Dipavamsa (London, 1879) ; V. Trenckner, Milinda (London, 188o). Translations: Rhys Davids and H. Oldenberg, Vinaya Texts (3 vols., Oxford, 1881-1885); Rhys Davids, Milinda (2 vols., Oxford, 1890-1894), Dialogues of the Buddha (Oxford, 1899)1 H. C. Warren, Buddhism in Translations (Cambridge, Mass., 1896) ; Mrs Rhys Davids, Buddhist Psychology (London, 1900) ; K. E. Neumann, Reden des Gotamo Buddha (3 vols., Leipzig, 1896–1898); Lieder der Menche and Nonnen (Berlin, 1899); Max Muller and V. Fausboll, Dhammapada and Sutta Nipata (Oxford, 1881). Philology. R. C. Childers, Dictionary of the Pali Language (London, 1872–1875) ; Ernst Kuhn, Beitrdge zur Pali Grammatik (Berlin. 1875) ; E. Muller, Pali Grammar (London, 1884) ; R O. Franke, Geschichte and Kritik der einheimischen Pali-Grammatik and Lexicographic, and Pali and Sanskrit (Strassburg, 1902); D. Andersen, Pali Reader (London, 1904–1907) History (of the alphabet, language and texts) : Rhys Davids, American Lectures (London, 3rd ed., 1908) ; Buddhist India (London, 1903); E. Windisch, Mara and Buddha (Leipzig, 1895), and Buddha's Geburt (Leipzig, 1908); W. Geiger, Mandvamsa and Dipavamsa (Leipzig, 1905); E. Forchhammer, Jardine Prize Essay (Rangoon, 1885); Dr Mabel Bode, Sasana• vamsa (London, 1897) (T. W. R. D.)
JOHN SELDEN (1584–1654)
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