A VEDIC READER For Students [NOOK Book]

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A VEDIC READER For Students
By Arthur Anthony Macdonell

Containing Thirty Hymns Of The Rigveda In The Original Samhita And Pada Texts.

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A VEDIC READER For Students

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Overview

A VEDIC READER For Students
By Arthur Anthony Macdonell

Containing Thirty Hymns Of The Rigveda In The Original Samhita And Pada Texts.

For additional information on publishing your books on iPhone and iPad please visit www.AppsPublisher.com
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011958991
  • Publisher: Apps Publisher
  • Publication date: 1/3/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 782 KB

Meet the Author

"Arthur Anthony Macdonell (1854 - 1930), 7th of Lochgarry, was a noted Sanskrit scholar.

Macdonell was born in India and educated at Gottingen University, then matriculated in 1876 at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, gaining a classical exhibition and three scholarships (for German, Sanskrit, and Chinese). He graduated with classical honours in 1880 and was appointed Taylorian Teacher of German at Oxford. In 1883 he obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Leipzig, and then became Deputy Professor of Sanskrit at Oxford in 1888, and Boden Professor of Sanskrit in 1899.

Macdonell edited various Sanskrit texts, wrote a grammar, compiled a dictionary, published a work on Vedic Mythology, and a wrote a history of Sanskrit."
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  • Posted June 18, 2011

    Not a Vedic Reader

    If you wish to read about the poems MacDonnel included in this reader, you've a fine book here. But the core of the book, the actual hyms, is missing. It is like buying an annotated Hamlet that neglects to include the text of Shakespeare. Disappointing and misleadingly presented.

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