Haug, Martin

Haug, Martin a German Orientalist, was born January 30, 1827, in Wirtemberg. He studied at Tubingen and Gottingen, and commenced his academical career at Bonn in 1854. In 1856 he went to Heidelberg, to assist Bunsen in his Bibelwerk. In 1859 he went to India as professor of Sanscrit, returned to Germany in 1866, and accepted in 1868 a call to Munich as professor of Sanscrit. He died June 3, 1876, leaving, Die funf Gathas (Leipsic, 1858- 60, 2 volumes): — Essays on the Sacred Language, Writings, and Religion of the Parsees (Bombay, 1862): — Ueber die Schrift und Sache der zweiten Keilschriftgattung (Gottingen, 1855): — Ueber die Pehlewisprache und den Bundehesch (1854): — Essay on the Pahlavi Language (Stuttgart, 1870): — The Book of Arda Viraf (Bombay and London, 1872-74). He edited and translated the Aitareyi Brahmana of the Rigveda, his main work (Bombay, 1863, 2 volumes). Besides, he published Ueber die ursprungliche Bedeutung des Wortes Brahma (Munich, 1868): — Brahma nd die Brahmanen (1871). (B.P.)

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