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Unformatted text preview: “Great Mother India” Immortal Civil-War Story Family fighting with family Extremely bloody Like the Greek Iliad May be the longest epic poem ever composed Ramayana Adventurous Love Story “The Journey” A hero’s rescue of his faithful lover becomes a metaphor for a wife’s excessive devotion to her husband Like the Greek Odyssey HIST 100 5/13/2009 May be the oldest Both subjects of modern TV soap operas and comic books Rama Hero & Prince Sita Princess Lakshmana Brother Hanuman Servant Ravana Sati Demon...
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- Winter '08
- Hinduism, Sanskrit words and phrases, Foundational Literature Vedas, Prince Sita Princess Ravana Demon Lakshmana Brother Hanuman Servant Sati, Ideas Samsara Reincarnation, Vedic Polytheistic Pantheon