First Year Sanskrit II

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Asian Studies

Course Number: 
142
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
This course continues Asian Studies 141f, First Year Sanskrit I, introduction to the classical language of India. Beginning with a review of grammar, we will treat advanced topics in grammar, including compounds, suffixes, and tense systems. At the end of the semester we will read passages from the epic Mahabharata (fourth century BC), Hitopadesha (didactic tales and animal fables, ninth century), and the Hindu religious text Bhagavad Gita (first century). The goal is preparation for reading texts such as the Gita and the Ramayana epic independently with the help of a dictionary.
Comments: 

Prereq: aSIAN-141

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
N
Schedule #: 
82849

Course Sections

First Year Sanskrit II
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0

Indira Peterson

ipeterso@mtholyoke.edu

MWF 11:00AM-12:15PM

Ciruti 111