PAPINIU, Eugen

PAPINIU, Eugen. 18?? — 19??. Romanian. In 1918 in London. One E.P. was Ambassador in 1941. Bănăţeanu (Vi-BhQ 27, 1961, 258) calls him “Indianist”. Publications: Translated directly from Sanskrit: Kālidāsa, Śakuntalā, dramă sanscrită, în româneşte de Eusebiu Camilar după traducerea din original a lui E.P. p. 122. Bucureşti 1964. Sources:…

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SIMENSCHY, Theofil

SIMENSCHY, Theofil. Iaşi 27.1.1892 — Iaşi 15.12.1968. Romanian Indologist and Linguist. Professor in Iaşi (Jassy). After lyceum in Iaşi studied classical philology and Germanic at University of Iaşi, graduated 1913. Worked as schoolteacher and participated in the WW I. From 1926 Assistant at Iaşi University, Ph.D. there 1927. For a…

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POGOR, Vasile

POGOR, Vasile. Iaşi 20.8.1833 — Iaşi 20.3.1906. Romanian Author interested in India. Son of comisul Vasile P. (1792-1857), educated in Iaşi. Studies of law in Paris. Worked as a lawyer in Iaşi, belonged to the literary circle “Junimea”. Influenced by Schopenhauer, interested in Buddhism. Publications: studies on history and classical…

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EMINESCU, Mihai

EMINESCU, Mihai. Botoşani 15.1.1850 — Bucharest 15.6.1889. Romanian Poet interested in India. One of Romania’s most notable poets. Of somewhat unclear origin, son of a Moldavian potentate. Studied in Vienna 1869-72 and in Berlin 1872-74, philosophy, law, economics, Romance philology, even medicine, and privately many other things. In Berlin learnt…

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BĂNĂŢEANU, Vlad

BĂNĂŢEANU, Vlad. Timişoara 22.8.1900 — Bucharest 8.11.1963. Romanian IE and Classical Scholar, Armenologist and Indologist. Professor in Bucureşti. First studies of law and philology at Cernăuţi, wrote his dissertation on Latin grammar. Then studied in Paris in the 1920s Indian, IE, Classic and Celtic philology under such teachers as Meillet,…

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AL-GEORGE, Sergiu

AL-GEORGE, Sergiu. Tărgu Mureş 13.9.1922 — Bucharest 10.11.1981. Romanian Indologist. Born in Transylvania, son of Vasile A.-G. and Antonina Donos. Studied medicine and specialized in phoniatrics. Worked as a physician and studied Sanskrit and Tibetan. To some extent pupil or follower of M. Eliade. While others emigrated, he worked still…

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