[INDOLOGY] Fwd: Wagner opera to be revived in a dead language

L.S. Cousins selwyn at ntlworld.com
Fri May 10 16:49:54 UTC 2013

That's a little unfair. What it actually says is:

"The ancient Indian language of Pali is the best surviving clue as to 
how people spoke in the Buddha’s day."

That's about right.

Lance Cousins

On 10/05/2013 16:42, Stella Sandahl wrote:
> Dear all,
> Just received this interesting message from a friend. I think it is
> worth sharing. So now we know what sakaaya niruttiyaa means, at least
> at Oxford.
> --
> Professor Stella Sandahl
> Department of East Asian Studies
> 130 St. George St. room 14087
> Toronto, ON M5S 3H1
> ssandahl at sympatico.ca <mailto:ssandahl at sympatico.ca>
> stella.sandahl at utoronto.ca <mailto:stella.sandahl at utoronto.ca>
> Begin forwarded message:
>> **
>> Dear Stella,
>> An intriguing idea. A pity, though, that they seem to think the
>> Buddha spoke Pali.
>> http://www.artsjournal.com/slippeddisc/2013/05/wagner-opera-to-be-revived-in-a-dead-language.html

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