Indonesia I
(12,292 words)

Early Indic States in the Archipelago

With the expansion of overseas trade relations among the Arabian Peninsula, the Indian subcontinent, and China from the 5th century CE onwards, various locations in the Indonesian archipelago became important points of contact, tr…

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Martin Ramstedt, “Indonesia I”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 17 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2012

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