STOTHERT, Richard

STOTHERT, Richard. Edinburgh 1834 (?) — 11.10.1898. Rev. British Missionary in India. Studies at Glasgow and Edinburgh Universities (M.A.). After briefly service as chaplain in Bermuda ordained priest in 1860 and left to Bombay. In 1876-84 Principal of Wilson College in Bombay. Married, one daughter. Publications: “The Dialectic of the…

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STONEHOUSE, John

STONEHOUSE, John. 17?? — 1???. British Civil Servant in India. In 1780 Assistant to Collector in Shawabad, in 1795 Collector in Medinipur, soon in Midnapur. Publications: “Letter from the Emperor Akbar to Abdûllah Khan. the Usbeck, Ruler of Turan. Composed by Abúl Fuzul. Translated from Persian”, The New Asiatic Miscellany…

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STEPANOV, Gurij (Aleksej Ivanovič St.)

STEPANOV, Gurij (Aleksej Ivanovič St.). Čeboksary 3.10.1880 — Gorkij 1.11.1937. Russian Ecclesiastic, Mongolian and Tibetan Scholar. Archimandrit, then Archbishop of Russian Orthodox Church. After Kazan Seminary studied 1902-06 at Kazan Spiritual Academy (cand. theol.). Intending to become missionary concentrated on Mongolian language and Buddhism. In 1909 mag.theol. Docent of Kalmuk…

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STRENG, Frederick John

STRENG, Frederick John. Seguin, Texas 1933 — Dallas 21.6.1993 (when 59). U.S. Scholar of Religion. Son of a Lutheran minister. Studies at Texas Lutheran College (B.A.), Southern Methodist Uni­versity (M.A.) and University of Chicago (B.Div.), also at Benares Hindu Uni­ver­sity. Ph.D. 19?? University of Chicago. From 1966 teaching at Southern…

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SÜTTERLIN, Ludwig

SÜTTERLIN, Ludwig. Heidelberg 16.11.1863 — Freiburg i. B. 3.4.1934. German Linguist. Studies at Heidelberg (Osthoff) and Leipzig. PD 1890 Heidelberg, from 1896 ao. Professor für Germanistik there. In 1913 accepted the chair of comparative linguistics at Freiburg. Publications: “Die Denominativverba im Altindischen”, IF 19, 1906, 480-577. – Much on German…

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SZERB, János

SZERB, János. Budapest 7.1.1951 — Vienna 6.10.1988. Hungarian Tibetologist. Studies at Budapest. Ph.D. 1982. In 1984-88 in Ö.A.W, Forschungsstelle für Kultur- und Geistesgeschichte Asiens, in Vienna. Interested in Tibetan history and religion, also including Mongolian Buddhism. Also a poet. Committed suicide. Publications: “Glosses on the Oeuvre of Bla-ma ’Phags-pa: 2.…

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SZEMERÉNYI, Oswald John Louis

SZEMERÉNYI, Oswald John Louis. London 7.9.1913 — Freiburg i. Br. 29.12.1996. Hungarian IE Scholar in Germany. Professor in Freiburg (i.Br.). Born in London in a Hungarian family, grew up in Hungary. Studies of Classical, Germanic and Comparative Philology at Budapest. Ph.D. 1936 Budapest, in IE. PD 1944 Budapest. From 1947…

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STEINSCHNEIDER, Moritz

STEINSCHNEIDER, Moritz. Prossnitz, Moravia (now Prostějov in Czech) 30.3.1816 — Berlin 24.1.1907. Moravian Jewish Rabbi and Semitic Scholar. Son of Jacob St., a Talmud scholar. After school Talmudic studies in Prague and Vienna, now also other Semitic languages. Pressed by anti-Jewish laws of Austria went to Leipzig and studied under…

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STEIN, Rolf Alfred

STEIN, Rolf Alfred. Schwetz (now Świecie, Poland) 13.6.1911 — Paris 9.10.1999. French (born German Jew) Sinologist and Tibetan Scholar. Professor in Paris. Youthful interest in occultism led him to Tibetology. Studied Chinese in Berlin, in 1933 fled to France and studied in Paris Sinology under Granet, Mauss and Maspéro, then…

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St. JOHN, Richard Fleming

St. JOHN, Richard Fleming. 12.9.1839 — 6.2.1919. British Officer and Burmese Scholar. M.A. Oxford. Lieutenant. Deputy Commissioner in Burma. In the 1890s he taught Burmese at Oxford and at University College in London (1894), at least at Oxford continued until the 1910s. Twice married, six children. Publications: “Bhūridatta Jātaka Vatthu”,…

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