WILLIAMS, William Holme.

WILLIAMS, William Holme. 18?? – 19??. U.S. Scholar. A.B. 1876 University of Wisconsin. From 1879 Instructor and 1883 Assistant Professor of Greek, 1889 Professor of Hebrew and Sanskrit at University of Wisconsin in Madison, started Sanskrit teaching there. From 1892 Professor of Semitic Languages and Hellenistic Greek (still there in…

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MOORE, Robert Ripley

MOORE, Robert Ripley. Guinea, West Africa 9.4.1933 — Mussoorie Hills 25.5.1966. U.S. South Asian Linguist. Son of missionary parents. B.A. 1956 in history and philosophy at Bethel College, St. Paul, Minnesota. M.A. and Ph.D. 1965 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, soon Assistant Professor of Indo-Aryan Linguistics in the Department of…

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ROBINSON, Richard H.

ROBINSON, Richard H. Carstairs, Alberta 21.6.1926 — Madison 6.8.1970. Canadian Buddhist Scholar in the U.S.A. Professor in Madison. School in Carstairs, learned Chinese from a Chinese friend. In 1944-47 studies of economics, French and German at Uni­ver­sity of Alberta (B.A. 1947), then Chinese, Japanese, Tibetan and Sanskrit at S.O.A.S. (B.A.…

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DILLON, Myles

DILLON, Myles. Dublin 11.4.1900 — Dublin 18.6.1972. Irish Indologist and Linguist, partly in the U.S.A. Professor in Dublin, etc. Son of the well-known politician and freedom fighter John D. (1851–1927) and Elizabeth Mathew. Educated in Dublin and Wexford, then studies at University College (National Uni­versity of Ireland), B.A. 1921, M.A.…

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