CHADWICK, H. Munro

CHADWICK, Hector Munro. Thornhill Lees, Yorkshire 22.10.1870 — Cambridge 2.1.1947. British Linguist and Philologist. Professor in Cambridge. Son of Rev. Edward Ch. and Sarah Anne Bates. Educated at Bradford and Wakefield Grammar Schools, from 1889 studies at Cambridge. B.A. 1892, from 1893 Fellow at Clare, 1903-11 also Librarian of the College.…

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CAMPBELL, Joseph

CAMPBELL, Joseph John. White Plains, NY 26.3.1904 — Honolulu 30.10.1987. U.S. Scholar of Literature and Comparative Mythology and Religion. Son of hosiery importer and wholesaler Charles William C. (of Irish background) and Josephine Lynch, grew up in New Rochelle, NY. Graduated 1921 from Canterbury School in New Milford, CT. B.A. 1925…

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BURKITT, Francis Crawford

BURKITT, Francis Crawford. Marylebone, London 3.9.1864 — Cambridge 11.5.1935. British Theologian. Esucated at Harrow. Studied first mathematics at Cambridge (Trinity College), B.A. 1886, then turned to theology. M.A. 1890.  In 1903-05 Lecturer in Palaeography, from 1905 Professor of divinity at Cambridge, until shortly before his death. B.D. and D.D. 1910. In…

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BREUIL, Paul de

BREUIL, Paul de. Vincennes 15.3.1932 — Neuilly-sur-Seine 19.10.1991. French Scholar of Religion. Studies at É.P.H.É. His Jaina book was harshly criticized as amateurish by Caillat in the BÉI. Publications: Zarathoustra et la transfiguration du monde. 472 p. P. 1978; Le zoroastrisme. Paris 1982; Histoire de la religion et de la…

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BONET-MAURY, Gaston

BONET-MAURY,  Amy Gaston Charles Auguste. Paris 2.1.1842 — Paris 20.6.1919. French Protestant Historian. After school in Paris studies at Geneva and Strasbourg, graduated 1867 from Strasbourg. Protestant pastor in Dordrecht 1869-72, Beauvais 1872-76 and Saint-Denis 1877. Lecturer, then Professor of Church History at the new Protestant Faculty of Theology in Paris. Hon.…

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BATESON, Joseph Harger

BATESON, Joseph Harger. Kendal, Westmoreland 5.3.1865 — 5.10.1935. Rev. British clergyman in Burma. Son of Thomas B. and Sarah Severs. From 1886 until 1913 Chaplain of territorial Forces, at least initially served in Burma. Secretary of Wesleyan Army and Navy Board. Married 1892 Rose Edmeades. Publications: Articles on Buddhism in E.R.E.…

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ATKINS, Samuel De Coster

ATKINS, Samuel De Coster. Madison N.J. 25.10.1910 — Pomona Calif. 20.3.2002. U.S. Indologist and IE Scholar. Professor at Princeton University. Studies at Princeton: A.B. 1931, A.M. 1932, Ph.D. 1935. In 1935-37 Assistant at Baylor, then at Princeton: Instructor in Classics and Sanskrit 1937-41, Assistant Professor of Classics and Sanskrit 1941-48…

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ASMUSSEN, Jes Peter

ASMUSSEN, Jes Peter. Aabenraa 2.11.1928 — Copenhagen 5.8.2002. Danish Iranian Scholar, Specialist of Judeo-Persian Literature. Son of engineer Asmus Heinrich A. (d. 1959) and Eline Petersen (d. 1960). Matriculated from Aabenraa in 1948, then studied at Copenhagen University: Cand.Theol. 1954. After amy servoce in Greenland (learned Inuit language) worked in…

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ANATRIELLO, Pasquale

ANATRIELLO, Pasquale. 1912 — 1986. Father. Italian Missionary of P.I.M.E. and Burmese Scholar. Ph.D. Rome 1969. In 1951-60 parish priest of Loikaw in Karen area. Publications: “‘Vipassana ’ un metodo di meditazione buddista”, Rivista di ascetica e mistica 1, 1966, ??-??; other articles. – Buddismo Birmano. 157 p. Napoli 1969 (a…

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ZILBERMAN, David B. (David Beniaminovič Zil’berman)

ZILBERMAN, David B. (David Beniaminovič Zil’berman). Odessa (now Ukraina) 25.5.1938 — Boston 25.6.1977. Russian Philosopher and Sociologist in the U.S.A. Son of Benjamin Z., an engineer-economist, and Riva Timaner, a physician. Studied engineering and meteorology in Odessa. In 1962-66 meteorogist of Ašhabad Airport in Turkmenistan. In 1962 befriended with —>…

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