TAMASKÓ, István

TAMASKÓ, István. 1801 — 1881. Hungarian (Slovak by birth) School-Teacher interested in Sanskrit. Studied at Göttingen in the 1820s, learnt Sanskrit from Ewald. Professor at the German-language Lutheran Lycaeum in Pozsony (Bratislava, Slovakia) from 1833 until his death. Also interested in theology.

Publications: diss. De causis linguae Sanscriticae. Bratislava 1831.

translations from the Rigveda (from Lassen, in Bratislava Gymn. Programm 1860) and Dhammapada (in Latin).

Also translated Hungarian classics into Latin.

Sources: Briefly Bethlenfalvy 1980, 13, Wojtilla 1977, 177, and Jan Reychman, “Z zagadnień Słowackiej orientalistyki”, Przegląd Orientalistyczny 3 (59), 1966, 238; *Á. Thewrewk, EPhK 5, 1881, 177-191, 275-293 (in Hungarian?).

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