[INDOLOGY] question for European Indologists

L.S. Cousins selwyn at ntlworld.com
Wed Jul 3 08:58:20 UTC 2013

I also have been away, but can add one more.

In Cambridge in the  early 1960s we used Lanman, Perry and Macdonell to 
start with.

L.S. Cousins

> In the USA, Lanman's A Sanskrit Reader was, for a century or more, the 
> de facto standard for beginning Sanskrit students (this has changed 
> only in recent decades with the appearance of Goldman and Goldman, 
> Scharf, Hock, etc).
> Is there an equivalent introductory text that was used in Europe 
> (Stenzler?) �Do European Sanskrit students also work with Nala as a 
> first text (which I know is found in Bopp, Boehtlink, Monier-Williams, 
> Stenzler, and Lanman)?
> Thanks...I'm just looking for a bit of anecdotal evidence here; any 
> comments will help.�
> -- 
> Herman Tull
> Princeton, NJ

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