Singhasan Battisi, Indian Story Collection
(c. 11th century)

A sage teaches a king

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Singhasan Battisi
  • Known as: Thirty-two Tales of the Throne; also called Simhasana-dvatrimchika (Thirty-two Stories of the Lion-seat), Vikrama-charita (Adventures of Vikrama), and others
  • Dates: after the 11th century
  • Place: India
  • Language: Sanskrit
  • What it is: Indian story collection on the virtues of a ruler

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