RYSIEWICZ, Zygmunt

RYSIEWICZ, Zygmunt. Krosno, Subcarpathian Voivodeship 5.1.1911 — Warsaw 14.4.1954. Polish Indologist and Linguist. From 1929 studies of Polish, Slavics and philosophy at Jan Kasimir University, Lwów, student of Kuryłowicz. In 1936-45 at Lwów, then moved to Cracow. In 1947-48 further studies in Paris under Renou, Bloch and Benveniste. From 1949…

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ŚMIESZEK, Anton

ŚMIESZEK, Anton. 22.5.1881 — 1943. Polish Oriental Scholar. Ph.D. 1905 Cracow. From 1921 Assistant Professor at Poznań, 1922 eo. and 1925 ord. of Ancient Near East and Sanskrit, but in 1935 the Minister of Education decided to put an end to Oriental Studies at Poznań and his chair was closed.…

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SŁUSZKIEWICZ, Eugeniusz

SŁUSZKIEWICZ, Eugeniusz Leonard. Jarosław 6.11.1901 — Warsaw 28.8.1981. Polish Indologist and Armenologist. Professor in Warsaw. Son of a gymnasium teacher. Educated at gymnasium in Bochnia. Studied from 1919 at Cracow classical philology, Slavistics, Germanic and IE linguistics, learnt Sanskrit from Rozwadowski. Then studied Indology at Lwów in 1922-24 under Gawroński. Ph.D.…

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SCHAYER, Stanisław

SCHAYER, Stanisław. Sędziszów, Malopolski 8.5.1899 — Otwock near Warsaw 1.12.1941. Polish Indologist. Professor in Warsaw. Son of Antoni and Maria Schayer. From 1916 studies at Warsaw, then soon philosophy and Indology at Heidelberg (under Liebich and Walleser) and Freiburg i.Br. (E. Leumann, Husserl). Ph.D. 1921 Freiburg. Further studies at Munich…

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KOSSOVIČ, Ignatij Andreevič

KOSSOVIČ, Ignatij Andreevič. gub. Vitebsk 1808 — 15.(27.)10.1878. (Bela-)Russian Philologist. Professor in Warsaw. Brother of —> Kaetan K., beside classical philology interested in Sanskrit. Studied theology at Vilnius (mag. theol. 1830) and classics at St.Petersburg (mag.filos.). In 1833-35 Professor of Greek at Belarusian Greek-Uniated Theological Seminary, then taught Greek at…

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CYBORAN, Leon

CYBORAN, Leon. Cracow 30.8.1928 — Warsaw 8.6.1977. Polish Indologist. Professor in Lublin. Born in Cracow, moved in 1946 to Wrocław. Studied philosophy at Wrocław in 1948-52. In the age of 26 lived at a monastery, but never gave vows. He had early become interested in Yoga, and studied then Indology…

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BAUDOUIN DE COURTENAY, Jan

BAUDOUIN DE COURTENAY, Jan Ignacy Niecisław (Jean, in Russian Ivan Aleksandrovič Boduèn-de-Kurtenè). Radzymin near Warsaw 13.3.1845 — Warsaw 3.11.1929. Famous Polish Linguist. Son of Alexander B. de C. and Jadwiga Dobrzyńska, the family came from France in 1733. Gymnasium in Warsaw (under Leskien). Studies at Jena under Schleicher, then at…

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