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Vedic Sanskrit

Course
2012-2013

Admission requirements

None

Description

This course provides an introduction into Vedic Sanskrit, the language of the Vedas, especially that of the Rigveda, which is the oldest of them. Next to a survey of the synchronic phonology and morphology, we will be dealing with the major facets of Sanskrit historical grammar.

Course objectives

  • Insight into the linguistic structure of Vedic Sanskrit
    • Knowledge of major historical developments of Sanskrit

Timetable

Time and date on which the course is offered or a link to the website.

Mode of instruction

2-hour weekly seminar

Assessment method

Written exam at the end of the course. MA students will in addition have to write a paper on an aspect of synchronic or diachronic Sanskrit linguistics.

Blackboard

No

Reading list

Arthur Anthony Macdonell, A Vedic grammar for students. (Reprinted many times; any edition may be used)

Registration

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