ISBN 9788188934058,Nataraja in South Indian Art

Nataraja in South Indian Art

Rs2500

Publisher

Sharada Publishing House

Publication Year 2008
ISBN-13

ISBN 9788188934058

ISBN-10 8188934054
Binding

Hard Back

Number of Pages 220 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

History

The present book in about nine chaptes unfolds the presonality of Nataraja from a study of South Indian art, literature and epigraphy. The author has paid a special attention to the sources in Tamil that stand neglected by art historians. The core thesis is that Nataraja is not exclusively an epithet of Siva. It is of a common genre The concept of Nataraja
Nampiyantar Nampi's Koyil Tiruppanniyar Viruttam on Siva-Nataraja
Nataraja in Silpasastras
The Early phase of dancing divinities
Nataraja in Later Medieval Art: Cola-Hoysala
Natraja in Later Medieval Art: Vijayanagra-Nayaka
Historical Context and Sumbolism
Conclusion
Annexure
Glossary
Bibliography
Index
List of Illustrations
Illustrations
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