See also:scholar, was
See also:born on the 3oth of May ('rth of
See also:June O.S.) 1815 at St
See also:Petersburg . Having studied( '833—1835)
See also:languages, particularly Arabic, Persian and Sanskrit, at the university of St Petersburg, he continued his studies in Germany, first in Berlin and then (1839—1842) in
See also:Bonn . Returning to St Peters-
See also:burg in 1842, he was attached to the Royal Academy of Sciences, and was elected an ordinary member of that society in 1855 .
See also:BOHUN 137 In 186o he was made "
See also:Russian state councillor," and later " privy councillor " with a title of
See also:nobility . In '868 he settled at
See also:Jena, and in '885 removed to
See also:Leipzig, where he resided until his
See also:death there on the 1st of
See also:April 1904 .
See also:Bohtlingk was one of the most distinguished scholars of the '9th century, and his
See also:works are of pre-eminent value in the
See also:field of
See also:Indian and
See also:philology . His first
See also:work was an edition of Panini's Acht Bucker grammatischer Regeln (Bonn, 1839—1840), which was in reality a
See also:criticism of
See also:Bopp's philological methods . This
See also:book Bohtlingk again took up
See also:forty-seven years later, when he republished it with a
See also:translation under the title Paninis Grammatik mit Ubersetzung (Leipzig, '887) . The earlier edition was followed by Vopadevas Grammatik (St Peters-burg, 1847); Uber die Sprache der Jakuten (St Petersburg, '85') ; Indische Sprache (2nd ed. in 3 parts, St Petersburg, '870—1873, to which an
See also:index was published by Blau, Leipzig,' 893) ; a critical examination and translation of Chhandogya-upanishad (St Peters-burg, '889) and a translation of Brihadaranyaka-upanishad (St Petersburg, 1889) In addition to these he published several smaller
See also:treatises, notably one on the Sanskrit accents, Uber den
See also:im Sanskrit (1843) . But his magnum
See also:opus is his great Sanskrit
See also:dictionary, Sanskrit-Worterbuch (7 vols., St Petersburg, 1853—1875; newed . 7 vols., St Petersburg, '879—1889), which with the assistance of his two friends, Rudolf Roth (1821—1895) and Albrecht Weber (b . 1825), was completed in twenty-three years .
HENRY GEORGE BOHN (1796-1884)
Otto von Böhtlingk, born 1815 - died 1904
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