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Dr. Joel Brereton, Chair 120 INNER CAMPUS DR STOP G9300 WCH 4.134 78712-1251 • 512-471-5811

Spring 2006

SAN 507 • First-Year Sanskrit II

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
30610 MW
TTh
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
3:30 PM-5:00 PM
PAR 10
PAR 10
Harzer

Course Description

This course is a continuation of the introduction to the Sanskrit language. It builds directly on the grammatical, lexicographic and semantic foundation, given in the first semester. The main difference in the structure from the previous instruction is the introductions to reading actual Sanskrit texts from a Reader. The Reader has selections from the Mahabharata, the Hitopadesa, the Vedas, etc. The handy glossary and copious notes are instructive and make frist steps for reading easy. The study of grammar and syntax is based on reading material. The students will be responsible for the preparation for the reading passages studied in class.

Grading Policy

Midterm 20% 5 quizzes 5% ea. Homework 25% Final 30%

Texts

Lanman; Sanskrit Reader Whitney; Sanskrit Grammar

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