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This reader contains thirty hymns of the Rigveda in the original Samhita and Pada texts, with transliteration, translation, explanatory notes, an introduction, and vocabulary. Designed as a companion volume to Macdonell's Vedic Grammar for Students, it is designed primarily for students who, while acquainted with Classical Sanskrit, are beginners in Vedic.
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About the Author:
"Arthur Anthony Macdonell (1854 - 1930), 7th of Lochgarry, was a noted Sanskrit scholar.
Macdonell was born in India and educated at Gottingen University, then matriculated in 1876 at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, gaining a classical exhibition and three scholarships (for German, Sanskrit, and Chinese). He graduated with classical honours in 1880 and was appointed Taylorian Teacher of German at Oxford. In 1883 he obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Leipzig, and then became Deputy Professor of Sanskrit at Oxford in 1888, and Boden Professor of Sanskrit in 1899.
Macdonell edited various Sanskrit texts, wrote a grammar, compiled a dictionary, published a work on Vedic Mythology, and a wrote a history of Sanskrit." (Quote from wikipedia.org)
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Book Description Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1988. Paperback. Condition: Good. Paperback in good condition. Fourteenth impression 1988. Minor marks and shelfwear to the cover. A few minor dents on the cover, slightly affecting the pages within. The laminate is a little creased on the spine. Faint marks on the page block. Label on inside front cover. The binding is sound; all text is clear. CM. Used. Seller Inventory # 471734
Book Description Oxford University Press, 1988. Softcover. Condition: Very Good. Scholar's name to ffep (Robert Brown). A few pages untrimmed. ; 263 pages. Seller Inventory # 27795
Book Description Madras : Oxford Univ Press, 1969. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. XXXI, 263 pages. Seller Inventory # akb742