GAASTRA, Dieuke

GAASTRA, Dieuke. Dordrecht 18?? — 19??. Mrs. Dutch Indologist. Student of Caland. Ph.D. 1906 Utrecht. One DG who married Arij Roest Crollius. She was born in Workum 7.8.1871 as the daughter of Siemon G. and Catharina Visser, married there 1895 and died in the Hague 9.7.1936. They were living in Dordrecht and had five children, the eldest already born in 1898, which make her unlikely candidate.

Publications: Diss. Bijdrage tot de kennis van het Vedische ritueel. Jaiminīya­śrauta­sūtra. 32+88+60 p. Leiden 1906.

Edited: Gopathabrāhmaṇa. 44+303 p. Leiden 1919.

Sources: Briefly noted by Rahder in Caland’s obituary; no further information even in the Dutch Indologists homepage; the second DG in www.warkumserfskip.nl/id400.htm and www.wiewaswie.nl/personen-zoeken/zoeken/q/Dieuke+++Gaastra.

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