WÜRTH, Johann Gottlob

WÜRTH, Johann Gottlob. 18?? — 18??. German, probably Missionary in South India. Joined the Basel Mission and arrived at India in 1845. Worked in Hubli, 1850-52 at Mangalore Seminary, then in Betheri. Married Fanny Leitner.

Publications: Translated: “The Basava Purâna of the Lingaits”, JBRAS 8:24, 1864-66 (1872), 65-97; “The Channa-Basava Puráṇa of the Lingaits”, JBRAS 8:24, 1864-66 (1872), 98-221.

Canarese Poetical Anthology, with notes and a Canarese–English Vocabulary. Ed. by J. Garrett. Bangalore 1868.

Sources: Verious mission reports accessed in Internet.

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