Hans Julius Eggeling


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Prominent 19th-century Indologist and secretary of the Royal Asiatic Society, London. He made the first English translation of the Śatapatha Brāhman.a, published in the Sacred Books of the East series (1882–1900), although, like many of his contemporaries, he failed fully to understand or appreciate its contents.

Subjects: Hinduism.

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