John J. Lowe

Position:

Associate Professor of Sanskrit

Faculty / College Address:

The Oriental Institute, Pusey Lane

Email:

john.lowe@wolfson.ox.ac.uk

Website:

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

https://oxford.academia.edu/JohnLowe

Research Interests:

  • Sanskrit language and linguistics
  • The ancient Indian grammatical tradition
  • Other ancient Indo-Iranian languages: Avestan, Old Persian, Pali, Prakrit
  • Linguistics: syntax, semantics, and Indo-European Philology

Courses Taught:

  • Elementary Sanskrit
  • Ancient Indian linguistics
  • Sanskrit language and texts
  • Vedic Sanskrit
  • Avestan language and texts
  • Prakrit language and texts

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.shtml

Photograph of John Lowe