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Hermann Oldenberg

(1854—1920)


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(1854–1920).

Pioneering German scholar of Pāli Buddhist literature. Oldenberg edited and translated the Dīpavaṃsa (1879), and produced a five-volume edition of the Vinaya Piṭaka (1879–83). He is also the author of the classic early work The Buddha, his Life, his Doctrine, his Community (1881).

Subjects: Hinduism.


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