NAKAMURA, Susumu Winston

NAKAMURA, Susumu Winston. California 17.3.1908 — Berkeley 15.6.1989. Buddhist Scholar. M.A. Studied Tibetan under Lessing, but never completed his Ph.D. Fl. already 1943 in California. Taught Japanese as Lecturer at Universities of Colorado (Boulder, during war) and Berkeley. Publications: “Pradakshina, a Buddhist form of obeisance”, W. Popper Vol. 1951, 345-354;…

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NOVOSAD, Martin (Nyānasatta Mahāthera)

NOVOSAD, Martin (Nyānasatta Mahāthera). Vizovice, Moravia 25.1.1908 — Sri Lanka 1984. Czechoslovakian Bauddha. Born in Southern Moravia. In 1935 heard of Buddhism through his wife and in 1938 arrived in Sri Lanka. Now became Nyānatiloka’s disciple and soon ordained as a monk. From 1940 leader of Verdant Hermitage in Bandarwela.…

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NOVIKOVA, Vera Aleksandrovna

NOVIKOVA, Vera Aleksandrovna. Moscow 16.2.1918 — 10.4.1972. Russian Indologist, specialist of Bengali. Daughter of an official, graduated 1940 from Leningrad. Kand. filol. nauk 1953, Docent 1956. Naučnyj sotrudnik at Oriental Institute, Leningrad, in 1949-50, taught Indian Philology at Leningrad University from 1952. Publications: at least 50 publications, i.al. – kand.diss.…

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NORONHA E FARO, Annibal Mello de

NORONHA E FARO, Annibal Mello de. 1??? — ??. Brazilian. One Annibal Mello was born in 1893 in Curitiba, but the São Paulo university’s page gives our author under N (uspdigital.usp.br/apolo/apoObterAtividade?cod_oferecimentoatv=22423). Publications: Mahabharata. Reconstrução da epopéia feita sôbre or originais scritos com prolegômenos, comentários e anotações. 55+347 p. Cultura 28.…

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NOBILE, Riccardo

NOBILE, Riccardo. 18?? — 19??. Italian. Publications: Notizie sulle sotto-caste nell’India, estratte, pubblicate e tradotte dai codici inediti del Jativiveka. Naples 1909. Sources: Nothing found.

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NICOLSON, Frank Walter

NICOLSON, Frank Walter. Sackville, Nova Scotia 4.11.1864 — 21.12.1?46. Canadian Classical Scholar in the U.S.A. Studies at Mount Allison Wesleyan College (B.A. 1883) and Harvard (A.B. 1887 in Classics, A.M. 1888). In 1888-89 Instructor in Sanskrit and 1889-91 in Latin at Harvard. Then at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Conn. from…

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NICHOLSON, Alexander B.

NICHOLSON, Alexander B. 1845 — 19??. Rev. Presbyterian clergyman who renounced his ordination to take the post as Principal of Cedar Hill High School in 1876, but was soon forced to resign. In 1883 Lecturer on Modern Languages and Assistant Professor of Classics, then 1890/98 Assistant Professor of Latin and…

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NICHOLAS, Cyril Wace

NICHOLAS, Cyril Wace (1898–1961). Sri Lankan Scholar of History is himself Sri Lankan and therefore discussed in my (unpublished) index of Sri Lankan scholars.

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NEWTON, Henry

NEWTON, Henry. 1??? — 1???. British Colonial Servant in India. Justice at Bombay High Court 1862-71. President of the Bombay Branch of R.A.S. 1864-68. Publications: Wrote on Kṣatrapas in JBRAS 6, 1861, 15-18 & 9, 1872, 1-19. Sources: Stray notes in Internet.

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NEILL, J. W.

NEILL, J. W. 18?? — 19??. British Colonial Servant. Commissioner in Nagpur. Lecturer in Marathi at University College and Reader of Marathi at SOAS, also Professor of Indian Law at University College in London (1910/37). Publications: ??. Sources: ??.

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