Units of Study

SANS5901 - Sanskrit for Postgraduates 1

Semester 1, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Stephanie Amelia Majcher

Description

Sanskrit is an important canonical language of Buddhism and was the most widely used language in India for philosophy and religion up until modern times. This unit provides an introduction to the language. Emphasis will be given to understanding the basic grammatical structures and Devanagari script and to understanding the place of Sanskrit within Indian culture and Buddhist tradition. There will be exercises in translation from Sanskrit to English and English to Sanskrit.

Assessments

3x1000wd assignments (60%), 1x3hr exam (40%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prohibitions

SANS1001

 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

SANS5901

         

Lecture

 

 Friday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

SANS5901

         

Lect

   

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SANS5901 - Sanskrit for Postgraduates 1

Semester 1, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Stephanie Amelia Majcher

Description

Sanskrit is an important canonical language of Buddhism and was the most widely used language in India for philosophy and religion up until modern times. This unit provides an introduction to the language. Emphasis will be given to understanding the basic grammatical structures and Devanagari script and to understanding the place of Sanskrit within Indian culture and Buddhist tradition. There will be exercises in translation from Sanskrit to English and English to Sanskrit.

Assessments

3x1000wd assignments (60%), 1x3hr exam (40%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prohibitions

SANS1001

 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

SANS5901

         

Lecture

 

 Friday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

SANS5901

         

Lect

   

The information displayed above is indicative only as online information is subject to change without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney