CABATON, Antoine

CABATON, Antoine. Nérondes (Cher) 11.12.1863 — Vannes, Bretagne 25.11.1942. French Physician and a Scholar of South-East Asia and Indonesia. Studies of pharmacy, then, after military service (1884-86), of medicine (Dr.med.), also of Sanskrit at É.P.H.É. (Lévi) and Egyptology at École du Louvre. Worked in Bibliothèque nationale from 1897, 1898 to…

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BURG, Fritz

BURG, Fritz. Berlin 27.3.1860 — 16.11.1928. German (Jew) Philologist. Ph.D. 1885 Berlin (?). Worked in Hamburg Stadtbibliothek: 1892 Hilfsarbeiter, 1894 Sekretar, 1907 Bibliothekar, retired 1926. Married 1886 Ida Seligmann, children. Publications: Diss. Die älteren nordischen Runeninschriften. 176 p. Berlin 1885; other writing unrelated with Asia. – “Avestisch hisi∂iḭāþ”, KZ 29,…

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BORECKÝ, Miloš

BORECKÝ, Miloš. Prague 28.12.1903 — Washington DC, U.S.A. 18.3.1954. Czech Oriental (Iranian) Scholar in the U.S.A. Son of —> J.B. In 1922-30 studies of Indo-Iranian at Charles University of Prague under Lesný and Rypka, further studies at Sorbonne and Oxford. Ph.D. 1930 Prague. Worked as a librarian in Prague university…

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BLAU, August

BLAU, August. 1858 — 11.7.1926. German Indologist. Librarian in Berlin. “Mediohusanus.” Studies at Jena, 1883 Ph.D. in classical philology. In 1883-84 assistant (Volontär) in Breslau University Library, then at Göttingen University Library, concluded his career as the Librarian of Berlin University Library (from 1902 Oberbibliothekar). Probably he was Cappeller’s student…

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BLATT, Heinrich

BLATT, Heinrich. Steinbach am Glan 10.3.1894 — 1.4.1949. German Indologist. Librarian in Würzburg. After gymnasium in Speyer studies of classical philology at München, Leipzig, Berlin and Würzburg. Ph.D. 1923 Erlangen. From 1927 he was working at University Library (Staatsbibliothek an d. Universitätsbibl.) in Würzburg, little before his death moved to…

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