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THE EASTERN ORIGIN OF THE CELTIC NATIONS
Prichard, James Cowles.

THE EASTERN ORIGIN OF THE CELTIC NATIONS

Proved by a Comparison of Their Dialects With the Sanskrit, Greek, Latin, and Teutonis Languages: Forming a Supplement to Researches into the Physical History of Mankind. Edited by R.G. Latham. Houlston and Wright ... 1857.
xix + 387pp. Some light browning, ex.-libris John Cule, hinges cracked, original gilt lettered blind embossed cloth, spine chipped and faded with lower joint cracked through in part, upper corner to upper board bumped. First published in 1831. ODNB ... he endeavoured to show in his [above work] that Celtic was the connecting link between the ancient Sanskrit and Hebrew. While not every critic endorsed this fanciful theory, Prichard's other claim, namely, that Celtic was part of the Indo-European language family, was later corroborated independently by continental scholars ...
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