BONFANTE, Giuliano

BONFANTE, Giuliano. Milano 6.8.1904 — Rome 9.9.2005. Italian IE and Romance Linguist. Son of Pietro B. (1864-1932), Professor and scholar of the history of Roman law. Studies of literature and law in Rome. Professor from 1929 at Naples, in 1933-37 in Madrid, Spain, 1938-52 in Geneva, Switzerland, 1939-52 at Princeton,…

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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 Professor of Literature at Valladolid, then eo. Professor at Madrid. Also worked as advocate. Attended Garcia Ayuso’s Sanskrit classes in…

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BERRIZ DO SEIXO, Aureliano Julio

BERRIZ DO SEIXO, Aureliano Julio. 18?? — 19??. Spanish Scholar. Dr. of Civil and Canonic Law 1881 Madrid. Assistant Professor of Sanskrit at Madrid 1881-83 (before Gelabert y Gordiola). Still active in 1900. Publications: Diss. Idea de la libertad en los pueblos antiguos, en la Edad Media y en los tiempos…

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SOMS (Y) CASTELÍN, Enrique

SOMS (Y) CASTELÍN, Enrique. 1860 — 1913. Spanish Linguist. Professor of Greek at Salamanca, from 1891 at Madrid. After Gelabert y Gordiola’s death (1894) taught Sanskrit classes at Madrid University until Daza de Campos was nominated in 1897. Publications: Translated G. Curtius’ Gramática griega elemental. 20+434 p. Madrid 1887; translated…

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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 law and philosophy at Madrid. Ph.D. 1866 (diss. on Demosthenes). From 1877 the first Professor of Sanskrit at Madrid, but after…

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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. Ph.D. 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, 1942); Raghúvamça. 272 p. Madrid 1999; Kumarasambhava. 71…

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DAZA DE CÁMPOS, Mario

DAZA DE CAMPOS, Mario. Madrid 7.7.1863 — 1943. Spanish Classical Scholar interested in Sanskrit. Studies i.al. under Garcia Ayuso. Both Ph.D. and Lic. of Civil and Canonic Law. Ord. Professor of Sanskrit at Madrid University in the 1910s and still in the 1930s. Another source: Professor of Greek there from…

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BARDÓN Y GÓMEZ, Lázaro

BARDÓN Y GÓMEZ, Lázaro. Inicio 8.6.1810 — Madrid 9.6.1897. Spanish Priest and Classical Scholar interested in Sanskrit. Born in the province of Léon. Priest from the seminary of Asturias interested early in classical languages, especially in Greek. Ph.D. 1852. Also an autodidact Sanskritist. Professor of Greek at the University of…

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ALEMANY Y BOLUFER, José

ALEMANY Y BOLUFER, José. Cullera near Valencia 1.7.1866 — Madrid 26.10.1934. Spanish Linguist, translator of Sanskrit Texts. Born in a humble family he could only after many hardships begin his education in Valencia, and had again to interrupt it and work in his native village. He went on studying during…

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