PÉREZ-REMÓN, Joaquín

PÉREZ-REMÓN, Joaquín.1922 — 1985. S.J. Spanish Buddhist Scholar. Jesuit missionary in India. Then taught Oriental philosophy at Universidad Jesuita de Deustro in Bilbao. In his 1980 book he tried to show anatta being a late concept in the Nikāyas. Publications: “Comments upon the Brahmajālasutta”, Bol. As. Esp. Or. 14, 1978, 61-96; “The simile of the…

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PARDO DE TAVERA Y GORRICHO, Trinidad Hermengildo

PARDO DE TAVERA Y GORRICHO, Trinidad Hermengildo José Maria Juan Francisco. 13.4.1857 — 26.3.1925. Spanish-Philippinese Physician, Antiquarian and Linguist. Son of Felix P. de T. (d. 1864), a lawyer and high official, and Juliana Gorricho, a wealthy Philippinese Spanish family. Grew up in Intramuros, Manila. Studies at Colegio de San Juan de Letran (B.A. 1873),…

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CANALEJAS, Francisco de Paula

CANALEJAS, Francisco de Paula. Lucena 2.4.1834 — Madrid 4.5.1883. Spanish Scholar of Literature interested in Indo-European. Studies at Madrid, graduated in humanities 1856, in law 1857, Ph.D. 1858. In 1860-62 Professir of Literature at Valladolid, then eo. Professor at Madrid. Also worked as advocate. Attended Garcia Ayuso’s Sanskrit classes in…

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ROVIRALTA BORREL, José

ROVIRALTA BORREL, José. 1856 — 1926. Spanish Physician and Theosophist. In 1889 he was one of the founders of Sociedade Teosófica da Espanha. Publications: Translated: El Bhagavad Gita (Canto del Señor): Diálogos entre Krishna y Arjuna, Príncipe de la India. Barcelona 1896 (not from original); Goethe: Fausto, and other classics…

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ROCA LÓPEZ, Pedro.

ROCA Y LÓPEZ, Pedro.Tarancón (Cuenca) 9.10.1856 — Madrid 21.1.1903. Spanish Scholar. Dr. In Sanskrit student of Gelabert y Gordiola, as librarian of Barcelona University gave first Sanskrit teaching there. Later in Biblioteca Nacional, Madrid Publications: Review of Gelabert y Gordiola’s Manual de lengua sanscrita in La Unión católica 24. &…

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RIVERO GODOY, Francisco María

RIVERO GODOY, Francisco María (also R. y Godoy). 18?? — 1???. Spanish Diplomat and Sanskrit Scholar. Son of Nicolás María Rivero, a politician and diplomat. Grew up in Málaga, studied at Madrid. Ph.D. 1866 (diss. on Demosthenes). From 1877 the first Professor of Sanskrit at Madrid, but after few years resigned…

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RODRÍGUEZ PINILLA, Tomás

RODRÍGUEZ (Y) PINILLA, Tomás. 1814/15 — 1886. Spanish Historian. Professor at Salamanca. Publications: Carácter propio de la civilización oriental índica y de sus relaciones con la llamada indoeuropea o indogermánica. 31 p. Madrid 1863. – Other works, mainly in Spanish on history. Sources: Alvarez 50; *Cándido Rodríguez Pinilla, Un hombre…

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REVILLA Y MORENO, Manuel de la

REVILLA Y MORENO, Manuel de la. Madrid 24(26?).10.1846 — El Escorial 13.9.1881. Spanish Literate, Poet, Literary Historian, Philosopher. Studies of law and humanities at Madrid, dr. 1870 (Doctor en Derecho y en Filosofía y Letras). Also attended Garcia Ayuso’s Sanskrit classes in the early 1870s. From 1876 Professor of Literary…

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RAMOS DE ANDRES, Justo

RAMOS DE ANDRÉS, Justo. 1904 — 1965. Spanish Linguist. Taught Sanskrit in Madrid from 1934 and still in the late 1950s. Publications: Spanish translations of Kālidāsa: Rtusamhara, o, Curso de las estaciones. 109 p. Madrid 1964 (an earlier ed. without date, 1940?); Raghúvamça. 272 p. Madrid 1999; Kumarasambhava. 71 p.…

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