ROCA LÓPEZ, Pedro.

ROCA LÓPEZ, Pedro. 18?? — 1???. Spanish. In Sanskrit student of Gelabert y Gordiola, as librarian of Barcelona University gave first Sanskrit teaching there. Publications: Wrote long introduction to his student’s, Alemany y Bolufer’s, translation of the Hitopadeza. Granada 1895. – also wrote on the history of Arabic studies in…

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RIVERO GODOY, Francisco María

RIVERO GODOY, Francisco María. 18?? — 1???. Spanish Diplomat and Sanskrit Scholar. Grew up in Málaga. From 1877 the first Professor of Sanskrit at Madrid, but after few years resigned and became Spanish Ambassador in Mexico. Apparently knew very little Sanskrit. Publications: Transl. M. Duncker’s Historia de la Antigüedad. 2-4.…

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RAWSON, Philip Stanley

RAWSON, Philip Stanley. Middlesborough 13.1.1924 — 6.11.1995. British Artist and Art Historian. Son of Stanley Walter Rawson ja Phyllis Adeline Bargate. Studies at Oxford and Courtauld Institute, also Sanskrit and Indian art at S.O.A.S. Dean of School of Art and Design, Uni­ver­sity of London. Also taught painting, sculpture and ceramics…

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RAMPOLLA DEL TINDARO, Mariano

RAMPOLLA DEL TINDARO, Mariano. 1893 — 1945. Monsignor. Italian Indologist. Sudent of O. Nazari. From 1933 taught Sanskrit at the “Pontif. Institutum Missionale Athenaei Urbani de Prof. Fide” in Rome as professor of “Historia religionum in India et lingua Sanscrita”. Wrote a Sanskrit grammar in Latin. He was a nephew…

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QUIN, Ernest Gordon

QUIN, Ernest Gordon. 1910 — 1986. Irish Linguist also familiar with Sanskrit. Taught at Trinity College in Dublin. Publications: Wrote on Old Irish, e.g. Old-Irish Workbook. Dublin 1975. Sources: *www.ainm.ie/Bio.aspx?ID=1601, apparently full life, but in Irish.

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PHILIPPI, Friedrich Wilhelm Martin

PHILIPPI, Friedrich Wilhelm Martin. Dorpat (Tartu) 3.11.1843 — Rostock 6.3.1905. German (of Estonia) Semitic Scholar. Professor in Rostock. After school in Dorpat, from 1863 studies of theology at Rostock, Berlin and Leipzig. Ph.D. 1866 Rostock. PD 1870 Rostock, ao. Professor there 1874, ord. from 1879 until death. Mainly a Hebrew…

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PETROV, A. A.

PETROV, A. A. 17?? — 1???. Author of the first incomplete Russian version of the Gītā. Sources: Transl. from the English version of Wilkins. Багуат-Гета, или беседы Кришны с Аржуном. 44 p. Moscow 1788. Sources: xx.

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PERRY, Edward Delavan

PERRY, Edward Delavan. Troy NY 20.12.1854 — New York NY 28.3. 1938. U.S. Indologist and Classical Scholar. Professor in New York. Son of Amos Sone Perry and Sarah Hillhouse. Studies of classical philology at Columbia University in New York (A.B. 1875). Further studies under Roth at Tübingen, Ph.D. there 1879.…

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PERINI, Osvaldo

PERINI, Osvaldo. Verona (?) 1826 — 1890. Italian Journalist, Author, Historian and Translator interested in Sanskrit Literature. In 1849 expelled as a nationalist from Verona by Austrian government, worked as teacher in Breno near Brescia, and, after a while in Lugano, in other Lombardian towns, in 1853-62 in Torino and…

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PAULY, Else Margarete

PAULY, Else Margarete (née Christiansen). Holbæk 23.2.1918 — 26.8.2000. Danish Indologist. Daughter of Axel William Christiansen (1888-1964), a bookholder, and Valborg Vilhelmine Wael (1879-1949). From 1938 studied English, French, Classics and Comparative Linguistics at Copenhagen. With marriage and children interrupted studies, but in 1949 continued, now with Sanskrit and Indology.…

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