Jean Calmette

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Jean Calmette (5 April 1692, Rodez, Aveyron, France - February 1740, Chikballadur, Karnataka, India) was a French Jesuit missionary in South India and an Indologist.

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  • Satyavedasarasamgraha: A Short Exposition of the Essentials of the True Religion. Ed. J. Aelen. Nellore: St John's Press, 1931.
  • Satyavedasarasamgraha. In The Indian Christiad: A Concise Anthology of Didactic and *Devotional Literature in Early Church Sanskrit, ed. A. Amaladass and R. Young. Anand: Gujarat Sahitya Prakash, 1995. 105-146.
  • Tattvagrantha slokamulu. 2nd ed. [Reprinting, in Canarese characters, only part of the prayers, since several of them 'are obscure and have a defective meaning.'] Bangalore Catholic Mission Press, 1878.
  • Tattvagrantha slokamulu. Nellore: St John's Press, 1931.
  • Satya Veda Sara Sangraham. Ed. P. Rayana, SJ. Shembaganur, 1979.
  • Common Prayers. In The Indian Christiad: A Concise Anthology of Didactic and Devotional Literature in Early Church Sanskrit, ed. A. Amaladass and R. Young. Anand: Gujarat Sahitya Prakash, 1995. 147-195.

Secondary[edit]

  • Bach, Julien. Le Pere Calmete et les Missionaires Indianistes. Paris: Joseph Albanel, 1868.
  • Dahmen, Pierre. "Exraits de lettres inedites du P. Jean Calmette, S.J., missionaire dans l'Inde." Revue d'histoire des missions 1 (1934) 109-125.
  • Della Casa, Torino. "Il P. Calmette e le sue conoscenze indologiche." Studia Indologica: Festschrift fur Willibald Kirfel. Ed. Otto Spies. Bonn: Selbstverlag des Orientalischen Seminars, 1955. 53-64.
  • Dahlmann, Joseph. "Die Sprachkunde und die Missionen. Ein Beitrag zur Charakteristik der ältern katholischen Missionsthätigkeit (1500-1800)". Freiburg im Breisgau / St. Louis Mo. [etc.]: Herder, 1891, trad. anglaise partielle "Missionary pioneers and Indian languages." Trichinopoly: Catholic Truth Society of India, 1940 (cf. Rays Supplement, November 1941).
  • Dharampal, G. "La religion des Malabars: : Tessier de Quéralay et la contribution des missionnaires européens à la naissance de l'indianisme", Immensee: Nouvelle Revue de science missionnaire, 1982

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