Commit 62123b7b by Benjamin Slade

more notes on online Geldner translation

parent 87427a4c
...@@ -33,15 +33,15 @@ Brereton ...@@ -33,15 +33,15 @@ Brereton
See also their supplemental and freely available commentary at: See also their supplemental and freely available commentary at:
<http://rigvedacommentary.alc.ucla.edu/>. <http://rigvedacommentary.alc.ucla.edu/>.
The second best option for a translation is Karl Friedrich Geldner's The second best option for a translation is Karl Friedrich Geldner's *Der
*Der Rig-Veda aus dem Sanskrit ins Deutsche übersetzt* (originally Rig-Veda aus dem Sanskrit ins Deutsche übersetzt* (originally completed in 1928,
completed in 1928, but not published until 1951, Harvard Uni. Press; but not published until 1951, Harvard Uni. Press; reprinted 2003), which is
reprinted 2003), which is available freely on the web at available freely on the web at <http://www.thombar.de/> (the site suggests that
<http://www.thombar.de/> (the site suggests that the creator, Thomas the creator, Thomas Barth, modified Geldner's text in some fashion, but exactly
Barth, modified Geldner's text in some fashion, but exactly to what to what extent is not clear; I assume fairly minimally - one obvious unfortunate
extent is not clear; I assume fairly minimally). In theory this text difference is the lack of notes in the online edition). In theory this text
perhaps could be used in a future facing-translation edition, though for perhaps could be used in a future facing-translation edition, though for me an
me an English language version would be preferable. English language version would be preferable.
Please let me know if you experience difficulties using this ebook. Please let me know if you experience difficulties using this ebook.
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