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The eastern origin of the Celtic nations : proved by a comparison of their dialects with the Sanskrit, Greek, Latin, and Teutonic languages, forming a supplement to Researches into the physical history of mankind

Author: James Cowles Prichard
Publisher: London : Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper, 1831.
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Although Prichard is primarily known today for his important anthropological work, his reputation as a philologist is unjustly overshadowed. This work was the first to show the Indo-European origin of the Celtic languages, and preceded the work of Adolphe Pictet, whi made his reputation on a treatise on the same point.
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Prichard, James Cowles, 1786-1848.
Eastern origin of the Celtic nations.
London, Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper, 1831
(OCoLC)656985261
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Cowles Prichard
OCLC Number: 3755145
Description: xii, 194 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: By James Cowles Prichard.

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Although Prichard is primarily known today for his important anthropological work, his reputation as a philologist is unjustly overshadowed. This work was the first to show the Indo-European origin of the Celtic languages, and preceded the work of Adolphe Pictet, whi made his reputation on a treatise on the same point.

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