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In the course of the enquiries that ensued a rock inscription at Tezpur and five ancient copper-plates containing records of land grants by bygone kings, were discovered; and these, with two similar copper-plates already known, give a good deal of information concerning the kings who reigned in the Brahmaputra valley between the years and A. In Jaintia five copper-plates were found, as well as a number of coins and a historical manuscript. Manuscripts relating to the rule of the Baro Bhuiya, the Chutiyas and the Rajas of Dimarua were also discovered and translated.


With the assistance of Indian friends, a careful search was made for all references to Assam in ancient Hindu writings, such as the Jogini Tantra, the Kalika Puran and the MahdbJidrat, as well as in more recent edwarr, such as the Difika CJiand and the religious writings of the followers of Sankar Deb.

But the most important results of the enquiries were in connection with the records of Ahom rule. The Ahoms were a tribe of Shans who migrated to Assam early in the thirteenth century.

A History of Assam by Edward Albert Gait

They were endowed with the historical faculty in a very high degree; and their priests and leading families possessed Buranjis, or histories, which were periodically brought up to date. They were written on oblong strips of bark, and yait very carefully preserved and handed down from father to son.

The number aa in For further particulars see meaning is a store that teaches Appendix D. It may be mentioned the ignorant Sn, ignorant here that Buranji is one of the persons, ran, teach. Paperbackpages.

A History of Assam

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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Jul 02, Kamal rated it it was amazing. Its only the Britishers who started recording historical events since mid eighteen centuries. Great read for any history buff. Histoty doesn’t accounts all the kingdoms but provides a great insight of earlier times in this part of world.


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