Lectures on the Science of Language: Volume 1: Delivered at the Royal Institution of Great Britain in 1861

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Born in Germany and trained in Greek, Latin and Sanskrit, Friedrich Max Muller (1823-1900) settled at Oxford, where he would become the university's first professor of comparative philology. Best known for his work on the Rig Veda, he brought the comparative study of language, mythology and religion to a wider audience in Victorian Britain. His lectures at the Royal Institution, published in two volumes between 1861 and 1864, were reprinted fifteen times before the end of the century. Volume 1 contains the nine 1861 ...

Lectures on the Science of Language: Volume 1: Delivered at the Royal Institution of Great Britain in 1861 2013, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781108063043

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