An insight to ancient scripts


Most Pallava inscriptions are in English, and G Sankaranarayanan, a history enthusiast, wants to make it available in vernacular languages.The future of manuscriptology is bleak, he says

CHENNAI: Just like modern day citations and records, the kings who ruled erstwhile dynasties made sure that their success, triumph, valour and richness of their heritage and culture were well-documented. To decipher these scripts, one needs to have an aptitude to learn and understand new languages and G Sankaranarayanan is one such expert. City Express caught up with the polymath and scholar who was part of Tamil Heritage Trusts’ Pallava Malai............Read more

 

Source: The New Indian Express


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