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349-351. 47 The Weber Manuscripts, 'lASB, 62, part I, 1893, pp. , 66, part I, 1897, pp. 213-260; A report on the British Collection of Antiquities from Central Asia, 'lASB, 68, part I, Extra­ number Nr. I, 1899 and 'lASB, 70, part I,: Extra-number I, 1901. 48 S. F. Oldenburg, Predyaritcl'naja zametka 0 buddijskoj rukopisi, napisannoj pis'­ menami kharoghi, Sanktpetersburg, 1897; E. lscrit kharo��hi du Dham­ rnapada: les fragments Dutreuil de Rhins, 'lA, r898, II, pp. 193-308, 545-548. 38 (1862-1943) in 1900-1901, 1900-1908 and 1913-1916, four German expedi­ tions, the first led by Albert Griinwedel (1856-1935) and Georg Huth (18671906) in 1902-1903, the second by Von Le Coq (1860-1930) in 1904-1905, the third by Von Le Coq and Griinwedel in 1905-1907 and the fourth led by Von Le Coq in 1913-1914, a French expedition led by P.

R. " Of great importance was the discovery of a manu­ script of a version of the Dharmapada in Prakrit. Part of the manuscript had been acquired by Dutrueil de Rhins and Grenard in Khotan in 1892. Another part had been sent to Oldenburg by Petrovskij in 1897. " A definitive edition of all fragments was not published before 1962: John Brough, The Gandhar; Dhar­ IMpada, London, I962. It contains a full bibliography of all publications relating to the text. These and other discoveries in Central Asia led to the organisation of several expeditions to Central Asia : three expeditions led by Sir Aure!

Rhys Davids believes that "the later forms of each episode (of Buddha's life) differ chiefly from the former in the way in which they further exaggerate the details of the stories so as to make them more consistent with the imperial wealth and power ascribed to Gautama or his father by the Chakrawarti parallel; or with the belief in Gautama's omniscience and omnipotente" (p. 194). Senart's theory was rejected by Hermann Oldenberg (I854-I920) in his which appeated in I88!. I quote Buddha. S,in Leh,n, sein, Lehre, s,in, G,meinde, from the second edition (Berlin, I890) which refers to the second edition of Senart's Ug,nd, (Paris, I882} In a chapter entitled "The character of the tradition.

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