(500 bc)

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(c.4th century bce)

The author of the Aṣṭādhyāyi, the near-definitive grammar which codified classical Sanskrit in under 4 000 sūtras. Nothing is known about him, although he is reputed to have been born at Śalātura near Gandhāra (straddling parts of modern Afghanistan and Pakistan).

Subjects: Hinduism.

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