MAŃKOWSKI, Leon von

MAŃKOWSKI, Leon (von / M. h. Zaremba). Podolia 6.11.1858 — Cracow 18.4.1909. Polish (Austrian) Indologist. Don of Walery M. and Tekla Natalia Łaźnińska Professor in Cracow. After law studies started Indology at Breslau (Stenzler, Hillebrandt), then under Bühler at Vienna, later also at Leipzig. Dr. iuris. Habilitation 1892 at Vienna. Ph.D. From 1894 Docent of Sanskrit at Jagellonian University in Cracow, from 1903 or 1904eo. Professor. Founded the Seminarium Sanskrytu there. He was often ill and unable to give his teaching and therefore without direct pupils. After his relatively early death the Indology in Cracow was finally established by Gawroński. Married Zofia Michalowski, three sons.

Publications: Hab.diss. Der Auszug aus dem Pañcatantra in Kṣemendras Bṛhatkathāmañjarī. Einleitung, Text, Übersetzung und Anm. 55+80 p. Lp. 1892.

– “Bâṇa’s Kâdambarî und die Geschichte von Sumanas in der Bṛihatkathâ”, WZKM 15, 1901, 213-250 & 16, 1902, 147-182.

Über die neuesten Ergebnisse der Pañcatantra-Forschung. Cracow 1908.

Sources: Briefly E. Sluszkiewicz, IAC 7:4, 1959, 416; I. Milewska, Cracow Indological Studies 1, 1995, 5f.; not in Ö.B.L.; two lines in Polish Wikipedia give birth and death dates; parents and marriage in geni.com.

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