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the Provincial Administration of the Roman Empire, so far as it affects the Gospels and the Acts of the Apostles.
The subject may be further studied in—
Authority and Archæology, ed. D. G. Hogarth.
Nowack, Lehrbuch der Hebräischen Archäologie.
Robinson, Physical Geography of the Holy Land.
Socin, Handbook to Palestine.
Memoirs and Map of the Survey of Western Palestine.
G. A. Smith, Topographical and Physical Map of Palestine.
G. A. Smith, Jerusalem: The Topography, Economics, and History from the Earliest Times to 70 A.D.
Vincent, Canaan d'après l'exploration récente.
Guthe, Kurzes Bibelwörterbuch.
Ramsay, The Church in the Roman Empire before A.D. 170.
VIII. ENGLISH ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY.
The History of the English Church up to A.D. 1820, to be studied with (1) Gee and Hardy, Documents illustrative of English Church History, and (2) a special period to be read with original authorities. For 1916 and1917:-The Conversion of the English to A. D. 690, with Bede, Hist. Eccl. i-iv.
B. SPECIAL SUBJECTS.
Candidates may offer as a Special Subject any one of the following:
(1) The LXX in relation to both the Hebrew Text and New Testament Greek, with a selection of books or portions of
books of the LXX, to be submitted in each case for the approval of the Board.
(2) Jewish and Early Christian Apocalyptic Literature.
(3) The Literary and Historical Criticism of the Gospels.
(4) The History of the Canon of the New Testament.
(5) The Doctrine of the Atonement.
(6) Christian Ethics.
(7) Comparative Religion.
(8) History of Canon Law down to 774 A.D.
(9) Christian Art to 600 A.D.
(10) The Churches of the British Islands to the end of the Eighth
(11) The History of the Papacy from Gregory VII to Boniface VIII. (12) The History of the Reformation from 1500 to 1563.
In the case of Nos. 2-12, Candidates must offer treatises or original documents, to be selected by them and approved by the Board. The Board shall have freedom in each case to decide whether such treatises or documents may be offered in translations.
Candidates proposing to offer a subject not included in the above list must obtain the approval of the Board both for their subject and for the treatises or documents which they propose to offer with it.
All applications for approval by the Board must be sent to the Assistant Registrar on or before the Wednesday of the second week of the Michaelmas Full Term preceding the Examination, and must be accompanied by two copies of a list of the treatises or documents offered.
All Candidates offering a Special Subject must give notice to the Assistant Registrar on or before the Saturday of the eighth week of the Michaelmas Full Term preceding the Examination. The notice must specify the Special Subject offered and the treatises or original documents approved by the Board.
x. HONOUR SCHOOL OF ORIENTAL STUDIES.
[Statt. Tit. VI. Sect. I. C.]
§ 10. Of the Honour School of Oriental Studies.
1. The general subjects of the Examination shall be Sanskrit, Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, and Egyptian, and History as connected with the Literature of those Languages, together with such other languages and special subjects as may be determined by the Board of the Faculty of Oriental Languages, under the powers conferred upon them by this Statute.
2. Every Candidate in the Examination shall be required to offer either Sanskrit or Arabic or Hebrew or Persian or Egyptian. Those who take Sanskrit shall be required to offer the History of the Literature of that subject. Those who take Arabic shall be required to offer the General History of the Arabs. Those who take Hebrew shall be required to offer the General History of the Jews. Those who take Persian or Egyptian shall be required respectively to offer a portion of Persian History or of Egyptian History to be appointed by the Board of the Faculty of Oriental Languages.
3. Every Candidate shall also be required to offer one additional language and one special subject.
4. No Candidate shall be admitted to examination in this School unless he has passed the First Public Examination, or is qualified for admission under the provisions of Statt. Tit. VI. Sect. I. cl. 6, or is an Affiliated, Indian, Colonial, or Foreign Senior Student, or has obtained Honours in another Final Honour School.
5. Every Candidate shall give at least six months' notice of the subjects which he proposes to offer to the Assistant Registrar.
6. The Board of the Faculty of Oriental Languages shall, by notice, from time to time, make regulations respecting this Examination, and shall have power (subject to the provisions of clauses 1, 2 and 3) to add any Oriental Language or Special Subject to the subjects of the School, or to remove from the subjects of the School any Oriental Language or Special Subject; and to prescribe or recommend authors or portions of authors or departments or periods in each of the subjects offered in this School. The Board shall also publish lists of Languages and Special Subjects, and shall have
power (subject to the provisions of clauses 1, 2 and 3) to make regulations as to the selection of them, and (when they think fit) to prescribe particular books.
7. In the Class List issued by the Examiners in the Honour School of Oriental Studies the principal and additional languages offered by each Candidate who obtains Honours shall be indicated.
8. Any Candidate whose name has been placed in the Class List, upon the result of the Examination in any one of the subjects mentioned in clause 1, shall be permitted to offer himself for examination in any other of the subjects mentioned in the same clause at any subsequent Examination before the end of the twentieth Term from his Matriculation, provided that no such Candidate shall offer any of the languages or subjects already offered by him in the School of Oriental Studies.
(ii) Regulations of the Board of the Faculty.
A. Candidates who take Sanskrit must offer the following texts :(a) Vedic Philology.
Rig-veda, with the Commentary of Sayaṇa, excluding sacrificial matter, Mandala X, i-xxii, ed. Max Müller.
(B) Meghadūta, with Mallinātha's Commentary.
Manu, Books II and III; Book II, with the Commentary of
(3) Laghu-kaumudi: pp. 1-130 in Ballantyne's edition.
B. They must also offer the History of Indian Literature and Civilization from the earliest times to A. D. 1000.
Books specially recommended :—
Schröder, Indiens Literatur und Cultur.
The subject may also be studied in :
Colebrooke's Miscellaneous Essays.
Eggeling, article Sanskrit in the Encyclopædia Britannica.
Max Müller, History of Ancient Sanskrit Literature.
C. They must also offer one special subject and one language from the following list :-
Text printed in Andersen's Pali Reader.
The language may be studied in Eduard Müller's Pali Grammar.
Texts printed in Mills' Five Zarathushtrian Gathas.
The language may be studied in Jackson's Avesta Grammar.
(a) Comparative Grammar of Latin, Greek, and Sanskrit; and Zend, if that language is offered.
The subject may be studied in
Brugmann's Grundriss der vergleichenden Grammatik der Indogermanischen Sprachen.
(B) History of Indian Religions.
Books recommended :
Oldenberg, Die Religion des Veda.
Barth, Religions of India.
Hopkins, Religions of India.
Max Müller, Lectures on the Origin and Growth of Religion as illustrated by the Religions of India.
Monier-Williams, Religious Thought and Life in India.
Rhys Davids, American Lectures on Buddhism.
A. Candidates who take Arabic must offer the following texts:-
Qur'an, Suras 3-4, with the Commentary of Beidāwī.
Hamāsa, Book I, Nos. 1-21, with Tebrīzī's Scholia (pp. 1-61 in Freytag's edition).
Maqāmas of Hariri, i-iii, and xlix, 1.
B. They will also be required to offer the General History of the Caliphate and growth of the Arabian rule, which may be studied in—
D. S. Margoliouth, Mohammed, London, 1906.
Muir, Life of Mahomet (third edition).
Muir, Annals of the early Caliphate (1883).
Muir, The Caliphate, its Rise, Decline, and Fall.
G. Zaydan, Umayyads and Abbasids, London, 1907.
Von Kremer, Kulturgeschichte des Orients unter den Chalifen (1875-7).
Dozy, Essai sur l'histoire de l'Islamisme (Leiden, 1879).
L. Caetani, Annali dell' Islam, Milano, 1905 ff.
C. They must also offer one special subject and one language from the following list :—
(1) Shāhnāma, ed. Vullers, vol. i, pp. 62-127.
(2) The Masnavi of Jalālu-d-din Rumi, Lucknow edition of 1877, with Commentary of Hazrat Baḥru-l-'ulum, pp. 4-26 inclusive. (B) Turkish.
(1) Wells' Grammar and Chrestomathy.
(2) Kirk Vezir, pp. 1-99 of the Constantinople edition, A.H. I 303.