1991 Fiscal Year Final Research Report Summary
Reconsidering Cultured Intercouse through "Silk Road"
Grant-in-Aid for Overseas Scientific Survey.
|Allocation Type||Single-year Grants |
|Research Institution||The University of Tokyo |
KARASHIMA Noboru University of Tokyo -> 東京大学, 文学部, 教授 (10014466)
SUGIMURA To National Museum of Ethorology., 教授 (00110081)
加藤 九祥 創価大学, 教授 (40070718)
SHANMUGAN P. University of Madras, 文学部, 助教授
RAMAN K. V. University of Madras, 文学部, 教授
RAMESH K. V. Archaelolgy Survey of India, 教授
SUBBARAYARU Y. Tamil University, 文学部, 教授
OGURA Yasushi University of Tokyo, 東洋文化研究所, 助手 (80214104)
SAKURAI Yumio University of Tokyo, 文学部, 助教授 (80115849)
ISHIZAWA Yoshiaki Jochi University (Sant Sophia University), アジア文化研究所, 教授 (10124851)
KATO Kyuso University of Soka
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|Keywords||Sagdian Culture / Helenistic / Indianization / OC-Eo / Indian Culture in Southeast Asia|
This research project airs to re-examine the cultural exchange between western and eastern world before the 10th century AD. The research member were grouped into two fields. The first group did research in the Central Asia area in the USSR to examine the relation between the local culture and western culture in the pre and early historical period through the investigations of some archaeological remains and objects. The second group did research in some archaeological sites in Southern Vietnam and Southern Laos to discuss the historical process of early Indianization in Southeast Asia with corporation of Indian, Vietnamese and Lao scholaras. This was the first opportunity for Indian Archaeologists to do research in Vietnam and Laos.
The first Group did research many archaeological sites and museums to examine Sogdian cultural vestiges. they concluded that the Sogdian culture flourished on the base of the Central Asian local culture and was also influenced under the great Helenistic civ
The Second group under the leadership of Prof. Karashima visited some archaeological remains and examined hitherto unknown inscriptions written in Sanscrit belonging to so-called 0c Eo culture.
Their preliminary observations are as follows ;
(1) So-called Indianized period in Southeast Asia before the 8 th century should be divided into three stages. Before the 5th century, Between the 5th and 8th century and after the 9th century.
(2) Before the 5th century, Indianization in Southeast Asia was non systemized or "Indic". After the 5th century, it had flourished quite systematically and rapidly which should be concerned the political development in South Indian States.
(3) The Indianization in Southeast Asia was not from a certain area and dynasty in India but from plural areas and dynasties and localized in Southeast Asia.
(4) After the 6-7th century, Indian civilization in Southeast Asia developed in their local cultural base, especially in designs of Hindu Gods sculptures and Inscription languages. Less
Research Products (5 results)