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Edward Lhwyd, lexicographer

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Presented at Celtic/Scots lexicography session
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Edward Lhwyd (or Lhuyd) c.1660-1709 is justly regarded as the founding father of Celtic Studies as he was the first person to study all the living Celtic languages and to note their affinities. While Keeper of the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford he undertook a four-year journey to collect linguistic material (and very much else besides) in the Celtic countries, and some of the fruits of his researches were published in his Archaeologia Britannica of 1707. As a trailblazer with few materia...

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University College Dublin, Ireland
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uuid:12c16874-1de9-4ef1-b076-4b3e727250e5
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