Sanskrit Language 2 B

Key information

Start date
End date
Year of study
Any
Duration
Term 2
Module code
155901488
FHEQ Level
5
Credits
15
Department
South Asia Section

Module overview

The aims of this module are to introduce students to a variety of original Sanskrit texts. We will read passages from the Epics, poetry, dharmaśāsatras and philosophical texts. The readings are combined with a thorough revision of Sanskrit grammar, to which approximately half of the class hours are dedicated.

Workload

4 hours Lecture per week, for a total of 10 weeks.

Method of assessment

  • 50% - Written Exam, 2 hours, in May/June.
  • 20% - A portfolio of marked homework, translation or essay agreed with the convenor, 2000 words, due Term 2
  • 30% - Test, 1 hour
  • The exact assessment deadline dates are published on the relevant module Moodle/BLE page

Convenor(s)

Dr Lidia Wojtczak

Disclaimer

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