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Antonia Ruppel - The Cambridge Introduction to Sanskrit - 9781107459069 - V9781107459069
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The Cambridge Introduction to Sanskrit

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Description for The Cambridge Introduction to Sanskrit Paperback. This book uses modern pedagogical methods and tools that allow students to grasp straightforward original Sanskrit texts within weeks. Num Pages: 436 pages, 113 tables. BIC Classification: 2BBA; CJBT; HRE; HRG. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 246 x 189. .
Ideal for courses in beginning Sanskrit or self-study, this textbook employs modern, tried-and-tested pedagogical methods and tools, but requires no prior knowledge of ancient languages or linguistics. Devanagari script is introduced over several chapters and used in parallel with transliteration for several chapters more, allowing students to progress in learning Sanskrit itself while still mastering the script. Students are exposed to annotated original texts in addition to practise sentences very early on, and structures and systems underlying the wealth of forms are clearly explained to facilitate memorisation. All grammar is covered in detail, with chapters dedicated to compounding and nominal ... Read more

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About Antonia Ruppel
A. M. Ruppel was the Townsend Senior Lecturer in the Greek, Latin and Sanskrit Languages at Cornell University, New York for nine years, and is currently Head of Sanskrit at St James Senior Boys' School in Ashford, UK. Ruppel has received the Stephen and Margery Russell Distinguished Teaching Award as well as a grant from the Cornell Center for Teaching ... Read more

Reviews for The Cambridge Introduction to Sanskrit
'... a fresh and engaging approach ... which takes the learner's concerns fully into account. Full of sage practical advice while maintaining rigorous instructional standards.' Paul Dundas, University of Edinburgh '[An] excellent introduction to Sanskrit, making the language accessible to the beginner but informed of the latest research.' James Clackson, University of Cambridge '[The] clarity and simplicity of the explanations ... Read more

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