Hermann Jacobi

Updated on: 27.04.2014

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Jacobi

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Born: 3.2.1850 in Koeln, Germany
Passed away: 19.10.1937

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Hermann Jacobi 1850 - 1937

Born on 3.2.1850 in Koeln.

A German scholar who worked on several aspects of Indology.

His main contribution was in the field of Jaina studies.

He died on 19.10.1937

Jacobi and his teacher A.Weber were pioneers in Jain studies.

Jacobi became most famous for his translations from the old Prakrit language of

and for the Sacred Books of the East, 1884

in the same series, 1895


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