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Herman Jacobi

(1850—1937)


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(1850–1937)

The leading German Indologist of his generation. He held the Chair of Indology and Comparative Linguistics at Bonn University from 1889–1921. His early work was mostly in Jainism, but he later turned his attention to the Epics and to Sanskrit poetics. Many of the leading scholars of the next generation were his students.

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