Friedrich Max Müller

(1823—1900) Sanskritist and philologist

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comparative philologist and religious writer. A German by birth, he went to Oxford in 1848 to supervise the printing of the first edition of the Rig-Veda. He soon held senior office in the university. In 1875 he undertook the editing of The Sacred Books of the East, a series of translations of E. religious classics in 51 volumes. He also wrote on the comparative study of religion.

Subjects: Religion.

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