2023-2024 / LLOR0060-2

Encyclopedia of ancient Indo-Iranian philology


15h Th, 15h Pr

Number of credits

 Bachelor in ancient languages and literatures : Oriental studies (Registrations are closed)5 crédits 
 Master in ancient languages and literatures : Oriental studies (120 ECTS)5 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

Practical supplement to Introduction to Sanskrit I-II (bibliography, methodology, etc.).

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Useful informations about the field. Methodological preparation reqquired for elaborating the dissertation the student will have to present at the end of his studies in Oriental languages and literatures. Includes glimpses of ancient Indian and pre-Islamic Iranian history.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills


Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Output of a written bibliographical research.

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

15 h spread out over the second semester. Timetable set with the students. Opening session in September announced on Section notice board.

Recommended or required readings

References : M. Angot, L'Inde classique, Paris, 2001 ; Ph. Huyse, La Perse antique, Paris, 2005.

Oral test in June.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course




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