DEVÈZE, Gérard

DEVÈZE, Gérard. Nîmes 5.8.1856 — 19??. French Journalist (?) interested in Sanskrit, Tamil and Urdū. At É.L.O.V. student of Vinson, diplome of Tamil (1885) and of Hindūstānī (1891), also diplome of É.P.H.É. (in Sanskrit?). Editor of Magasin pittoresque in Paris (1917).

Publications: “Une légende çivaiste d’après une version de l’Inde méridionale” Revue de ling. 17, 1884, 1-23; “Çakuntala. Traduction de la version tamoule”, Revue de ling. 19, 1886, 269-292, 361-380 & 20, 1887, 68-78, 114-129, 257-272, 352-376 & 21, 1888, 48-53 (Rajanallur Ramachandra Kavirayar’s Tamil play Cakuntalaivilācam).

Transl. from Tamil Beschi’s Les huit aventures de Gourou Paramârtta. Contes tamouls. 48 p. Bruxelles 1890.

Transl.: “Le Baitāl Paccisi. Contes Hindis”, Le Muséon 11, 1892, 379-388 & 12, 1893, 164-170, 308-317 & 14, 1895, 352-361 & 15, 1896, 27-39.

Translated the Prabodhacandrodaya: “Le lever de la lune de la connaissance”. Revue de ling. 32, 1899, 230-246; 33, 1900, 67-86, 223-239; 34, 1901, 240-254; 35, 1902, 27-40, 195-211; 36, 1903, 139-159, 226-245.

Sources: Bongard-Levin, Lardinois & Vigasin 2002, 100 (they says, born in 1846, but Annuaire de l’É.P.H.É. 1895, 151 has the date given above); Schuyler, Bibliogr. of Sanskrit Drama; member list of Société préhistorique de France 1917.

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