[INDOLOGY] Nick Allen

Dominik Wujastyk wujastyk at gmail.com
Tue Mar 24 11:56:15 EDT 2020


Oh, I'm very sorry to hear this sad news.  Nick was a major part of Indian
studies at Oxford for half a century.  He always pushed the boundaries of
our understanding of ancient Indian epics and culture, a unique voice.

I send my condolences to his friends, colleagues and students.

Dominik Wujastyk


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Professor Dominik Wujastyk
<https://www.ualberta.ca/arts/about/people-collection/dominik-wujastyk>
,

Singhmar Chair in Classical Indian Society and Polity
,

Department of History and Classics <http://historyandclassics.ualberta.ca/>
,
University of Alberta, Canada
.

South Asia at the U of A:

sas.ualberta.ca



On Tue, 24 Mar 2020 at 02:36, Christophe Vielle via INDOLOGY <
indology at list.indology.info> wrote:

> Dear List,
> Nicholas (Nick) Allen passed away on last Saturday.
> https://www.wolfson.ox.ac.uk/content/1138-dr-nicholas-allen
> https://www.isca.ox.ac.uk/people/dr-nick-allen
> A Florilège of his comparative works was issued at the end of the last
> year: *Arjuna-Odysseus: Shared Heritage in Indian and Greek Epic*,
> London: Routledge, 2019.
>
> TABLE OF CONTENTS:
>
> List of figures.
> List of tables.
> Acknowledgements.
> List of abbreviations.
> Signs.
> Introduction
> 1. A starting point
> 2. Five relationships
> 3. Homer’s simile
> 4. Hero and horse
> 5. Yoga
> 6. Crocodiles and nymphs
> 7. Monkey and dog
> 8. Durgā and Athena
> 9. Draupadī and Penelope
> 10. Bhīsm a and Sarpedon
> 11. Hesiod’s Succession Myth
> 12. Five elements
> 13. Rings and rotations
> 14. Achilles’ shield
> 15. Dumézil and Dumont
> 16. Yudhis hira and Agamemnon
> 17. Kauravas and suitors
> 18. Hanging over abyss
> 19. Gods descend to battlefield 20. Heroes and supercategories
> 21. Cyavana and Prometheus 22. Telemachy 23. Dro a and Chryses
> 24. Aśvatthāman and the Wooden Horse. Bibliography.
> Index.
> –––––––––––––––––––
> Christophe Vielle <https://uclouvain.be/en/directories/christophe.vielle>
> Louvain-la-Neuve
>
>
>
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