(London :  Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co.,  1910.)

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 ``` CHAPTER LIII. 49 years of the Arkand. Multiply them by 6, and add 14 to the product. Add to the sum the years of the Aera Yazdajirdi, and subtract therefrom 5 87. The remainder represents the years of the Shakh." I believe that the here-mentioned Shctkh is identical Critical with Saka. However, the result of this calculation does latter not lead us to the Sctka era,, but to the Gupta era, which here is resolved into days. If the author of the Arkand began with 90, multiplied them by 6, added thereto 8, which would give 548, and did not change this number by an increase of years, the matter would come to the same result, and would be more easy and simple. The first of the month Safar, which the author of the latter method mentions, coincides with the eighth Daimah of the year 103 of Yazdajird. Therefore he makes the Page 227. month Caitra depend upon the new moon of Daimah. However, the Persian months have since that time been in advance of real time, because the day-quarters (after the 365 complete days) have no longer been inter¬ calated. According to the author, the era of the realm of Sindh which he mentions must precede the era of Yazdajird by six years. Accordingly, the years of this era for our gauge-year would be 405. These together with the years of the Arkand, with which the author begins, viz. 548, represent the sum of 953 years as the year of the Sctkctkdla. By the subtraction of that amount which the author has mentioned, it is changed into the corresponding year of the Gupta- kdla. The other details of this method of resolution or aharganct are identical with those of the method of the Khandctkhddyakct, as we have described it. Sometimes you find in a manuscript such a reading as prescribes the division by lOOO instead of by 976, but this is simply a mistake of the manuscripts, as such a method is without any foundation. Next follows the method of Vijayanandin in his VOL. II. D ```