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Arthur Anthony Macdonell
Arthur Anthony Macdonell
(11 May 1854 – 28 December 1930),[1] 7th of Lochgarry, was a noted Sanskrit
Sanskrit
scholar.

Contents

1 Biography 2 Selected works 3 References 4 External links

Biography[edit] Macdonell was born Muzaffarpur in India the son of Charles Alexander Macdonell, of the Indian Army. He was educated at Göttingen University, then matriculated in 1876 at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, gaining a classical exhibition and three scholarships (for German, Chinese, and the Boden Scholarship for Sanskrit). He graduated with classical honours in 1880 and was appointed Taylorian
Taylorian
Teacher of German at Oxford. In 1883 he obtained his PhD from the University of Leipzig, and then became Deputy Professor of Sanskrit
Sanskrit
at Oxford in 1888, and Boden Professor of Sanskrit
Sanskrit
in 1899 (a post that carried with it a fellowship of Balliol College, Oxford.[2] Macdonell edited various Sanskrit
Sanskrit
texts, wrote a grammar,[3] compiled a dictionary, and published a Vedic grammar, a Vedic Reader, and a work on Vedic mythology; he also wrote a history of Sanskrit. Selected works[edit]

MacDonell, Arthur Anthony (1900). A History of Sanskrit
Sanskrit
Literature. Kessinger Publishing (published 2004). ISBN 1-4179-0619-7.  The Brhad-Devata Attributed to Saunaka : A Summary of the Deities and Myths of the Rgveda—Critically edited in the original Sanskrit with an introduction and seven appendices and translated into English with critical and illustrative notes, Arthur Anthony MacDonell. Cambridge, 1904. 2 v., xxxv, 198, 334 p.* A Vedic grammar for students, A.A. Macdonald. Delhi, 1916, Oxford. History of Vedic Mythology, A.A. Macdonald. New Delhi, Sanjay Prakashan, 2004, ix, 270 p., ISBN 81-7453-103-3. Macdonell, Arthur Anthony. A practical Sanskrit
Sanskrit
dictionary with transliteration, accentuation, and etymological analysis throughout. London: Oxford University Press, 1929 A Sanskrit
Sanskrit
Grammar for Students, Arthur Anthony Macdonald, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-815466-6. A Vedic Reader for Students, Arthur Anthony Macdonald, Oxford, 1917.

References[edit]

^ Clark, Walter E. (March 1936). "Arthur Anthony Macdonell (1854–1930)". Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 70 (10): 554–555. JSTOR 20023183.  ^ Addison, Henry Robert; Oakes, Charles Henry; Lawson, William John; Sladen, Douglas Brooke Wheelton (1907). "Macdonell, Arthur Anthony". Who's Who. p. 1117.  ^ Macdonell, Arthur Anthony. " Sanskrit
Sanskrit
Grammar". 

External links[edit]

Wikisource
Wikisource
has original works written by or about: Arthur Anthony Macdonell

Works by Arthur A. MacDonell at Project Gutenberg Works by or about Arthur A. MacDonell at Internet Archive Sanskrit
Sanskrit
Grammar, by Arthur Anthony Macdonell

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Boden Professors of Sanskrit

Horace Hayman Wilson
Horace Hayman Wilson
(1832) 1860 election Monier Monier-Williams
Monier Monier-Williams
(1860) Arthur Anthony Macdonell
Arthur Anthony Macdonell
(1899) Frederick William Thomas (1927) Edward Johnston (1937) Thomas Burrow (1944) Richard Gombrich
Richard Gombrich
(1976) Christopher Minkowski (2005)

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 19751353 LCCN: n79043654 ISNI: 0000 0001 0876 5452 GND: 116628057 SELIBR: 73389 SUDOC: 032379889 BNF: cb12342082f (data) BIBSYS: 99069759 NLA: 35318656 NDL: 00448350 BNE: XX1350641

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