Wilson Philological Lectures: On Sanskrit and the Derived Languages

By: R.G. Bhandarkar

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Dr. Bhandarkar was appointed Wilson Philological Lecturer in 1877 and was the first lecturer under the endowment. His subject was the Sanskrit and Prakrit Languages derived from it. It was under this that he delivered a course of 7 lectures on Sanskrit in its several forms, the Pali and dialects of the period, the Prakrits and Apabhramsa, Phonology of the vernaculars, remnants of the older grammatical forms in the Vernaculars, New Grammatical formations and other general questions as to the relationship between the languages. The method followed is strictly historical, tracing the modern vernaculars from the original Sanskrit through all the different stages of development, and assigning the different transformations to their courses, natural or physical, racial, and historical, lectures 1, 2 and 7 were published in Vol. XVI of the journal of Bengal Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society between 1883 and 1885; the 3 and 4 between 157 and 1889; lectures 5 and 6 were published for the first time in this book which was released in 1929.Printed Pages: 416.

Title: Wilson Philological Lectures: On Sanskrit and the Derived Languages

Author Name: R.G. Bhandarkar

Categories: India, Languages,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 1991

ISBN: 8120603710

ISBN 13: 9788120603714

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 14 x 22 Cm

Seller ID: 102777

Keywords: Wilson Philological Lectures: On Sanskrit and the Derived Languages R.G. Bhandarkar