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Indonesia I
(12,203 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 contac…

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Ramstedt, Martin, “Indonesia I”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online, Editor-in-Chief Associate Editors Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 19 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2018

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