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Preliminary Examination for Part I of the Oriental Studies Tripos, 2002: Specified texts

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The Faculty Board of Oriental Studies give notice that the specified texts for the Preliminary Examination for Part I of the Oriental Studies Tripos, 2002, are as follows:

Aramaic

Paper Am. 1. Aramaic specified texts

Selections from Syriac texts.

Assyriology

Paper As. 1. Akkadian specified texts

The Code of Hammurapi, in E. Bergmann ed., Codex Hammurabi (1953), laws 1-65. In cuneiform.

The Annals of Sennacherib, third to seventh campaigns, in R. Borger, Babylonisch-assyrische Lesestücke, 2nd ed. (1979), pp. 329-332. In cuneiform.

Chinese Studies

Paper C. 1. Classical Chinese texts

Selections from early classical literature.

Hebrew Studies

Paper H. 1. Hebrew specified texts

Selections from Biblical Hebrew texts.

Paper H. 4. Modern Hebrew literature and its history

Selections from Modern Hebrew literature.

Indian Studies

Paper In. 1. Sanskrit specified and unspecified texts and Paper In. 2. Sanskrit specified texts and composition

Mahabharata 2, 66-68.

Ramayana 2, 19-20.

Hitopadesa, extracts 3-21 (C. R. Lanman, A Sanskrit Reader, pp. 20-44).

Kathasaritsagara, extracts 22-27 (Lanman, pp. 45-56).

Bhagavadgītā 3-4.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 20 June 2001
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