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Monday, June 02, 2008

Similarity in the legends of Constantine and Ashoka

The Constantine and Ashoka of Legend: A Study. IV-1: Comparison
from Vox Nova by Henry Karlson

Part I Part II Part III We can find a considerable amount of similarity in the way the legends of Constantine and Ashoka are told. Examining them, we can produce a rather simple outline which would tell the basic story of each: a wicked monarch, with some kind of deformity (leprosy for Constantine, physical unattractiveness for Ashoka) was led [...]

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