QUIN, Ernest Gordon

QUIN, Ernest Gordon. Dublin 9.6.1910 — 29.8.1986. Irish Linguist also familiar with Sanskrit. Son of Ernest Samuel Quin, From 1934 Lecturer in Sanskrit at Trinity College, Dublin. Publications: Wrote on Old Irish language and lexicography, e.g. Old-Irish Workbook. 163 p. Dublin 1975. Sources: *www.ainm.ie/Bio.aspx?ID=1601, apparently full life, but in Irish;…

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QUILES Sánchez, Ismael

QUILES Sánchez, Ismael. Pedralba, Valencia 4.7.1906 — Buenos Aires 8.2.1993. S.J. Spanish Oriental Scholar in Argentina. In 1918-22 studies at seminary of Valencia, in 1922 joined S.J. Then further studies at Jesuit College in Zaragoza. Ph.D. 1930 Colegio Máximo de San Ignacio, Barcelona. Suffered of tuberculosis and moved to Santa…

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QUEYROZ, Fernão de

QUEYROZ, Fernão de. Canavezes near Amarante 1617 — Goa 12.4.1688. S.J. Portuguese Priest and Historian in India. Joined S.J. in 1631 and arrived at Cochin in 1635. In 1635-41 studied philosophy, then Theology in Goa. From 1647 taught Theology at St. Paul’s College in Goa. Rector of college in Thana…

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QUATREMÈRE, Étienne-Marc

QUATREMÈRE, Étienne-Marc. Paris 12.7.1782 — Paris 18.9.1857. French Oriental (Arabic and Persian) Scholar and Historian. Professor in Paris. Born in a Jansenist family, son of Maec-Étienne Q. and Suzanne Sophie Lesueur-Florent. Lost in revolution his father who was  cloth merchant and member of minor nobility and was executed in 1793,…

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QUACKENBOS, Georg Payn

QUACKENBOS, George Payn. New York 1879 — New York 1947. U.S. Linguist interested in Sanskrit. Son of John Duncan Q. and Laura Amelia Pinckney. Studies at Columbia University, New York. In 1910 Instructor in Latin at New York City College. Ph.D. 1915 Columbia. Married 1915 Marjorie Cordingly, children. N.B. His…

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