[INDOLOGY] Nick Allen

Nagaraj Paturi nagarajpaturi at gmail.com
Tue Mar 24 14:29:24 EDT 2020


Wanted to know more about this scholar so fondly remembered and found this
list:

http://users.ox.ac.uk/~njallen/complete_list.htm

And this:

nickallenbibliographypdf-0.pdf

On Tue, Mar 24, 2020, 9:27 PM Dominik Wujastyk via INDOLOGY <
indology at list.indology.info> wrote:

> 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
>
>
> --
> 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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