Latin and Greek in India (Was: Oxford University Press in India)

Dominik Wujastyk ucgadkw at UCL.AC.UK
Sat Feb 14 20:17:54 UTC 1998

On Wed, 11 Feb 1998, Allen W Thrasher wrote:

> However, this raises an interesting historical question.  Has any research
> been done on the study of Greek and Latin in colonial and post-colonial
> South Asia?  They must have been taught at a great many schools and
> colleges in India for the sake of the ICS examinations, but I have seen
> nothing about the subject.

It *is* a very interesting question, Allen.  I think I recall seeing
several classical texts in the bookshop of the late Dinkar Trivedi, the
New Age Bookstore on Ellis Bridge Road in Ahmedabad.

Best wishes,

Dominik Wujastyk               Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine
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