BARRETT, LeRoy Carr

BARRETT, LeRoy Carr. Cape Girardeau, Missouri 11.3.1877 — 16.7.1960. U.S. Classical Scholar and Indologist. Studies at Washington and Lee (A.B. 1897) and Johns Hopkins (A.M. 1898, Ph.D. 1903), Bloomfield’s student. In 1903-07 Instructor of Latin at Johns Hopkins, 1907-09 Preceptor of Classics at Princeton, 1909-10 Instructor at Dartmouth College, and from 1910 Professor of Latin at the Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut. Editor of the Paippalādasamhitā.

Publications: “The Kashmirian Atharvaveda, Edited with critical Notes: Book I”, JAOS 26:2, 1906, 1-295; “Book II”, JAOS 30, 1909-10, 187-258; “Book III”, JAOS 32, 1912, 343-390; “Book IV”, JAOS 35, 1915-17, 42-101; “Book V”, JAOS 37, 1917, 257-308; [Book VI by Edgerton]; “Book VII”, iJAOS 40, 1920, 145-169; “Book VIII”, JAOS 41, 1921, 264-289; “Book IX”, JAOS 42, 1922, 105-146; “Book X”, JAOS 43, 1923, 95-115; “Book XI”, JAOS 44, 1924, 258-269; “Book XII”, JAOS 46, 1926, 34-48; “Book XIII”, JAOS 48, 1928, 34-65; “Book XIV”, JAOS 47, 1927, 238-249; “Book XV”, JAOS 50, 1930, 43-73; “Book XVIII”, JAOS 58, 1938, 571-614.

The Kashmirian Atharvaveda, Books 16 and 17. Edited with critical Notes. 200 p. AOS 9. New Haven 1936; The Kashmirian Atharvaveda, Books 19 and 20. 153 p. AOS 18. New Haven 1940.

Brief articles on Paippalāda questions: JAOS 41, 1921, 318f.; 46, 1926, 8-14; 50, 1930, 104-111; 54, 1934, 70-74; Bloomfield Vol. 1920, 1-18.

Sources: Dir. of American Scholars, 1st ed. 1942.

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