Introductory Sanskrit IIb.

  • US102b.
  • 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: US102a or equivalent introduction to Sanskrit.
  • Schedule: 5 June – 12 August 2021.
  • Course meeting times: Sunday and Thursday 10:00-11:00am U.S. Central Time, or by arrangement with course participants.
  • Course fee: $1,500.
  • Register.
  • Course materials: Scharf, Peter M. {S}abdabrahma: a first-year Sanskrit text. Providence: The Sanskrit Library, 2010.

Topics

Lecture Topic
1 Participles
2 The perfect
3 The aorist
4 Compounds
5 The one-chapter {m}ahABArata

Schedule

Completion of the survey of Sanskrit grammar in {S}abdabrahma in 7 weeks from 2 June to 22 July. Reading original selections from the great Indian epic {m}ahABArata 24 July – 12 August.

Week of Reading Assignment
5 June 2021 Chapter 17: Participles Exercises 17A–C
12 June 2021 Exercise 17D
19 June 2021 Chapter 18: Perfect Identification drill. Exercise 18.
26 June 2021 Chapter 19: Aorist Identification drill, Exercise 1.
3 July 2021 Exercise 19A
10 July 2021 Exercise 19B
17 July 2021 Exercise 19C
24 July -- 12 August 2021 {m}ahABArata Reading