Units of Study

SANS5901 - Sanskrit for Postgraduates 1

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Andrew Peter McGarrity

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

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