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The Early Faith of Asoka; The testimony of Abul Fazl; Asoka introduces Jainism into Kashmir; Confirmation of the fact from the Raja Tarangini; Résumé of the Edicts of Asoka; Dr. Kern's new translations; Professor Wilson's opinion as to the total absence of any reference to Buddhism in the Rock and Pillar edicts; The gradations of belief to be detected between the periods of the Rock and Pillar edicts; Facsimile of the alphabetical characters of the Inscriptions; The edicts dating from the tenth and twelfth years of Asoka's reign; Mention of Antiochus, the Greek king; (Plate I. to face p. 42.) The Pillar Edicts of the twenty-seventh year; Reference to the Five Greek Kings (Note); The aim and purpose of the Inscriptions; Positive Buddhism (the Bhabra Edict); The disuse of the title of Devanampiya, "the beloved of the Gods," as incompatible with Buddhism; The later Faith of the Maurya Dynasty; Saivism; Saivism under the Kanerki Kings; Saivism under Kadphises; The newly-discovered hoard of gold coins at Peshawar; General Legends on the Kanerki coins; Description of the Coins inserted in Plate II.;(Plate 11. to face p. 61.) The large amount of Roman influence to be detected in the types of the Peshawar find; Roman coins found in a Tumulus at Manikyala; The Causes which may have led to the introduction of so much Roman Art and so many Roman Gods in the coinages of the Indo-Seythians