WECKER, Otto

WECKER, Otto. 1 Neuler/Rottenburg 31.8.1882 — Göttingen 4.9.1965. German Indologist and Classical Scholar. Studies of philology at Berlin and Münster,then student of Garbe at Tübingen. Ph.D. 1905 Tübingen. Also Theologian, ordained priest in 1906. Worked as gymnasium teacher in Tübingen (1909), from 1913 in Hildesheimand later on (1923/39) in Göttingen. Married, one son.

Publications: Diss. publ. as “Der Gebrauch der Kasus in der älteren Upaniṣad-Literatur verglichen mit der Kasuslehre der indischen Grammatiker”, BB 30, 1906, 1-61 & 177-207.

Christus und Buddha. 50 p. Bibl. Zeitfragen 1:9. Münster 1910.

–“Christlicher Einfluss auf den Buddhismus?”, Theologische Quartalschrift (Tübingen) 92, 417–457, 538–565.

Contributed articles on Indian subjects to Pauly & Wissowa, Realencyclopädie der Klassischen Altertumswissenschaften in 1916-29 (esp. “India” in 9, 1916, 1264-1325).

Studies and textbooks on Latin.

Sources: Diss. in Janet, stray notes in Internet.

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