2023-2024 / LLOR0056-1

Sanskrit texts


30h Th, 30h Pr

Number of credits

 Bachelor in ancient languages and literatures : Oriental studies (Registrations are closed)10 crédits 


Philippe Swennen

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Reading epic and classic Sanskrit texts and commenting on their grammatical and stylistical features.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Familiarizing with reading and translation of epic and classic sanskrit texts

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Explication of epic and classic Sanskrit texts I

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Preparing the readings. Supervised reading of a Devanágarí Sanskrit text.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

30 h spread out over the second semester. Timetable set with the students. Opening session in September announced on Section notice board. The attendance is obligatory.

Recommended or required readings

Photocopies of Sanskrit texts in Devanágarí.

Written test + oral test, in June.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course




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