Sanskrit 1 and Sanskrit 2, or equivalent 1st year Sanskrit.
This course introduces students to different forms and styles of Sanskrit literature. The selected texts are introduced at the first meeting and vary from year to year. We meet two times a week to read two original Sanskrit texts and discuss issues of grammar, syntax, translation and interpretation. The course requires active preparation and participation.
Enhanced understanding of different forms and styles of Sanskrit
Improved reading and translation skills
Increase of the student’s range of Sanskrit vocabulary
Knowledge of aspects of ancient Indian culture through reading authentic texts
Mode of instruction
Seminar (2 × 2 hours)
Two written exams: one at the end of the first block (40%) and one at the end of the second block (60%), covering the material read during each block.
To be announced at the first meeting.
Registration via uSis is obligatory.
Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs
Registration Studeren à la carte via: www.hum.leidenuniv.nl/onderwijs/alacarte
Registration Contractonderwijs via: http://www.hum.leidenuniv.nl/onderwijs/contractonderwijs/
Prof.dr. Peter Bisschop