TIMMER, Barbara C. J.

TIMMER, Barbara Catharina Jacoba. Haarlem 22.11.1896 — 19??. Dutch Student of Classics and Indology. Daughter of Jan T. and Anna Maria Loman. After school in Haarlem studies of Greek under Cohen and Indology under Faddegon at Amsterdam, also attended Vogel’s classes at Leiden. Ph.D. 1930 Amsterdam. Her dissertation is an exceptionally mature and detailed study (it got at least 7 reviews – all favourable), although often neglected because of the language.

Publications: Diss. Megasthenes en de Indische maatschappij. 323 p. Amsterdam 1930 (304-313 German summary).

Sources: Nothing found beyond diss. except birth in genealogieonline.nl (with three Christian names and the birth place, which are also given in the diss., showing her to be the same person).

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