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This formula which had first been used by Barth, who did not refer to Senart's work but to Kern's History of Buddhism, has often been repeated. Without doubt it underlines. a very important aspect of the methods applied by Senart and Oldenberg and it would be possible, by placing Senart or Kern at one end of the spectrum and Oldenberg at the other, to determine the exact place which later scholars occupy in relation to Senart or Oldenberg. Some are closer to Senart, some to Oldenberg or go even beyond him.
However, neither his work nor F. C. Maisey's Sanehi and its Remains (London, 1892) were very satisfactory. Sir John Marshall (1870-1958), who in 1902 succeeded to Burgess, continued the work first undertaken by Cunningham (The Bhi/sa Topes, London, 1854). , 1936) was the result of the work done by him on the site bet ween 1912 and 1919. With A. Foucher and N. G. Majumdar he published firmlly in 1940 Tbe MonullIents oJSanehi, a splendid publication in which Mar shall studied the monuments and the art of Safiehi, Foucher (1865-1952) the meaning of the sculptures and N.
I';e of the most important texts discovered by Sylvain Levi were published I his pupils. 1graha (Paris, 1908-1929) which added a new dimension . the study of the famous Brhatkatha. Yamaguchi Susumu edited in 1934 hiramati's Madhyantavibhagat;ika (Nagoya, 1934; reprint, Tokyo, 1966). 'lvain Levi took also great interest in the discoveries ofSanskrit and Kuchean anuscripts in Central Asia. 1yuktagama (SPAlP, 1904, pp. 807-827) inaugurated the publication of San rit manuscripts discovered by the German Turfan expeditions.