See also:scholar, was
See also:born on the 23rd of
See also:February 1855, in Bielitz,
See also:Silesia . He went to the
See also:United States in 1867, and ten years later graduated from Furman University,
See also:Greenville, South Carolina . He then studied Sanskrit at Yale, under W . D .
See also:Whitney, and at Johns
See also:Hopkins, to which university he returned as associate
See also:professor in 1881 after a stay of two years in Berlin and
See also:Leipzig, and soon afterwards was promoted professor of Sanskrit and
See also:philology . His papers in the American Journal of Philology number a few in comparative linguistics, such as those on assimilation and adaptation in congeneric classes of words, and many valuable " Contributions to the
See also:Interpretation of the Vedas," and he is best known as a student of the Vedas . He translated, for Max-
See also:Muller's Sacred Books of the East, the
See also:Hymns of the Atharva-Veda (1897) ; contributed to the Biihler-Kielhorn Grundriss der indo-arischen Philologie and Altertumskunde the section " The Atharva-Veda and the Gopatha
See also:Brahmana " (1899) ; was first to edit the Kaucika-Sutra (189o), and in 1907 published, in the Harvard
See also:Oriental series, A Vedic Concordance . In 1905 he published
See also:Cerberus, the
See also:Dog of Hades, a study in comparative
See also:mythology .
ROBERT BLOOMFIELD (1766-1823)
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