This note was inspired by the appearance recently (1972) of A Reader on the Sanskrit Grammarians, edited by J.F. Staal. A few observations are made on the 17th, 18th and 19th century European scholarship on Sanskrit, in particular on works written in Latin and Italian.
"A Note on the Historiography of Sanskrit Linguistics,"
Colorado Research in Linguistics: Vol. 4.
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