Theodor Benfey

German philologist and Sanskrit specialist

Theodor Benfey


  • Lexicon of Greek Roots (1839-1842)
  • The Cuneiform Inscriptions (1847)
  • The Hymns of Sama-Veda (1848)
  • The History of Oriental Philosophy in Germany (1868)
  • A Practical Grammar of the Sanskrit Language for the Use of Early Students (1868) (external scan)
  • A Sanskrit-English Dictionary: with references to the best edition of Sanskrit author and etymologies and comparisions of cognate words chiefly in Greek, Latin, Gothic and Anglo-Saxon, 1866 (external scan)
  • Pantscha Tantra

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