John J. Lowe

Position:

Departmental Lecturer in Indo-Iranian Philology

Faculty / College Address:

Centre for Linguistics & Philology, Walton Street

Email:

john.lowe@ling-phil.ox.ac.uk

Website:

http://users.ox.ac.uk/~shug1472/

https://oxford.academia.edu/JohnLowe

Research Interests:

  • Ancient Indo-Iranian languages: Sanskrit, Avestan, Old Persian, Prakrit.
  • Indo-Iranian and Indo-European philology.
  • The ancient Indian grammatical tradition.
  • Linguistics: syntax and semantics, including the historical syntax and semantics of Indo-Iranian languages.

Courses Taught:

  • Vedic language and texts.
  • Avestan language and texts.
  • Old Persian language and texts.

I also hold a departmental lecturership in Syntax in the Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics, where I teach a number of courses in syntax and other areas of linguistics.

Recent Publications:

  • (2017), Transitive Nouns and Adjectives: Evidence from Early Indo-Aryan, volume 25 in the series Oxford Studies in Diachronic and Historical Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 395+xii pp. ISBN: 978-0-19-879357-1.
  • (2015), Participles in Rigvedic Sanskrit: The Syntax and Semantics of Adjectival Verb Forms, volume 17 in the series Oxford Studies in Diachronic and Historical Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 414+xvi pp. ISBN: 978-0-19-870136-1.

For a complete, up-to-date publication list, see http://users.ox.ac.uk/~shug1472/pub.shtm

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