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Tyomkin E. On the Term Itihāsa and the Problem of the Structure of the Mahābhārata Text // Manuscripta Orientalia. Vol. 2, No 2, June 1996. Pp. 13-18.


In modern dictionaries the word itihāsa is defined as “narrative, legend, history”. Lexicographers usually suggest the simple etymology: iti ha āsa “thus, truly, it was”. By Kshirasvāmin (the 11th century) it is said: “iti ha āsīd yatreti itihāsah, itir evamarthe, hah kilarthe”…

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