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

Spring 2009

SAN 507 • First-Year Sanskrit II

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
31480 MW
TTh
1:00 PM-2:00 PM
12:30 PM-2:00 PM
MEZ 1.204
MEZ 1.204
HARZER, E.

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 first steps for reading easy. The study of grammar and syntax is based on the reading material. The students will be responsible for the preparation for the reading passages studied in class.

Grading Policy

Attendance - Mandatory Mid-term 20% Final 30% Five quizzes 5%ea. Homework 25%

Texts

Lanman, Sanskrit Reader. Whitney, Sanskrit Grammar.

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