Hippalos

& the Conquest of the Indian Ocean Kamil Zvelebil Follow these links below if you want ebook format: Kindle USA Edition UK= Kindle UK edition

For those interested in my study “Isis in India” you might enjoy this electronic version of Zvelebil’s factional account of the life of Hippalos. The late Kamil Zvelebil was a great scholar of South India, although not such a good novelist . . . even so it has much value as an account of an interesting and little known period of Indian History. The print edition currently unavailable and there is a small charge for the ebook – although you can read a sample chapter first…

272pp, 3 maps ISBN 1869928-415

Greek and Indian sources tell of an Alexandrian Greek navigator called Hippalos. He discovered a direct route across the ocean from the Red sea, to legendary Musiris in South India. 2000 miles of open ocean in 30 days and nights. India: when the Kama Sutra was first written down. India where Buddhists and Hindus hate each other with a vengence and where mighty dynasties are embroiled in bloody war. Against this powerful backdrop the heart of Hippalos is tested to its limit as friends fight for survival and a passionate love affair grows. Hippalos’s journey, based on fact, offers us a way through the vast ocean of Indian story. You will be entertained and then initiated into the secrets of ancient India as you have never before seen it.

About the author:
Kamil V. Zvelebil, born in 1927, is professor-emeritus of Indian studies at the universities of Chicago, Heidelberg, Utrecht and Prague and also an ordained Zen Buddhist monk.

Amazon/Kindle

Related posts:

Kamil Vaclav Zvelebil
Siddha Quest for Immortality

Tags:

Comments are closed.

NEWS

Chaotopia! Dave Lee

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS October 1997 – October 2017, since the 1st publication of Chaotopia! Sorcery and Ecstasy in the Fifth Aeon ‘Once one is...

Read more »

The Blog of Baphomet

A thought provoking, mind expanding blog about Magick, Occultism, Altered States and more. https://theblogofbaphomet.com/

Read more »

Treadwell’s Bookshop & Events

Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street, WC1E 7BS, London, UK. Hours: 11-7pm weekdays | 12-7pm Saturday and Sunday. Telephone: 020 7419 8507 / Email: info@treadwells-london.com...

Read more »

Museum of Witchcraft and Magic

Museum of Witchcraft and Magic, The Harbour, Boscastle, North Cornwall, PL35 0HD. The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic is located by The Harbour in...

Read more »

Grimoires, Goetia, Enochiana, Solomonic Magick – David Rankine & Stephen Skinner

For centuries, Grimoires have fascinated the public’s imagination. People often ask us about how they could learn more about this topic and what books...

Read more »