LILLIE, Arthur

LILLIE, Arthur. 18?? — 1???. British Colonial Officer in India and a Lay Scholar. Served in the Regiment of Lucknow. In the early 1880s living in London. His works were deemed poor and inaccurate by contemporary critics (1882).

Publications: Buddha and Early Buddhism. L. 1881/82; The Influence of Buddhism on Primitive Christianity. L. 1893; India in Primitive Christianity. L. 1909; Rama and Homer. An argument that in the Indian Epics Homer found the theme of his two great poems. 1912.

– “Buddhist Saint Worship”, JRAS 14, 1882, 218-226.

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