BURLĂ, Vasile M

BURLĂ, Vasile M. Opăiţeni (then Hungary) 6.2.1840 — Iaşi 8.1.1905. Romanian Classical and IE Scholar. Gymnasium in Cernăuţi. Studied Latin, Greek, and Sanskrit at Vienna and Graz. Schoolteacher and university lecturer in Classics in Iaşi, where he belonged to the literary circle “Junimea”. In 1876 he asked vainly to be…

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BOGDAN-DUICA, Gheorghe

BOGDAN-DUICĂ, Gheorghe (born Gh. Bogdan). Braşov (then Brassó/Kronstadt in Hungary) 2.1.1866 — Braşov 21.9.1931. Romanian Literate interested in Indian Literature. Son of a poor merchant, Ioan Bogdan and Elena Munteanu. After school in Braşov from 1885 studies at Budapest, Jena and Vienna (but degree only at Bucharest 1897). Then worked…

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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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