SANS S-101 Beginning Sanskrit
This course, equivalent to two semesters of coursework, enables students to acquire the basic reading skills in Sanskrit. Stress is placed on learning the Devanagari script, basic grammar, and essential vocabulary. Emphasis is also given to correct translation of passages ranging from simple narrative literature to the epics.
Mondays-Thursdays, 3:15-6:15 pm
Start dateMonday, June 19
Knowledge of Latin, Greek, Hindi, or another Indian language is useful but not required.
Open to admitted Secondary School Program students by petition.
Michael E. J. Witzel, DPhil.
Wales Professor of Sanskrit, Harvard University
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