Introductory Sanskrit II.

  • US102.
  • After completing a survey of Sanskrit grammar with readings adapted from ancient Indian narratives, students read original selections from the great Indian epic {m}ahABArata.
  • Instructor: Peter M. Scharf.
  • Prerequisite: US101, US101S or equivalent introduction to Sanskrit.
  • Schedule: See US102a, US102b instead.
  • See also the intensive summer course US102S 18 July–18 August 2022.
  • Course meeting times: Tuesday 9:00-10:00am U.S. Central Time (IST 8:30-9:30pm).
  • Course fee: $3,000.
  • Express interest.
  • Course materials: Scharf, Peter M. {S}abdabrahma: a first-year Sanskrit text. Providence: The Sanskrit Library, 2010.

Topics

Lecture Topic
1 The passive voice
2 The future and conditional
3 Relative clauses and causative syntax
4 Participles
5 The perfect
6 The aorist
7 Compounds

Schedule

Completion of the survey of Sanskrit grammar in {S}abdabrahma in 15 weeks from 2 February to 11 May.

Week of Reading Assignment
2 February Chapter 14: Passive Drills, Exercises 14A–B
9 February Exercises 14F–G
16 February Exercise 14H
23 February Chapter 15: Future Exercise 15A–B
2 March Exercise 15C–D
9 March Chapter 16: Relative clauses and causative syntax Exercises 16A–16B
16 March Exercise 16C
23 March Exercise 16D
30 March Chapter 17: Participles Exercises 17A–C
6 April Exercise 17D
13 April Chapter 18: Perfect Identification drill. Exercise 18.
20 April Chapter 19: Aorist Identification drill, Exercise 1.
27 April Exercise 19A
4 May Exercise 19B
11 May Exercise 19C