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Celtic studies

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

A draft paper discussing the linguistic differences between Goidelic and Brythonic, Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/3/2/1
Scope and Contents Marked 'Mackinnon A8' and noted thus in previous historical records. This notebook is near empty, with some initial notes on the linguistic differences between Goidelic and Brythonic languages. Breton is referred to in this ntoebook as 'Armoric', and Scots is referred to as 'Scotch'. These may have been the start of a text or lesson plan on the historical and comparative linguistics of Goidelic and Brythonic, but it does not have much to offer, other than maybe some insight into Mackinnon's...
Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

'Abstract of Course [in Celtic] of Lectures. Part I: Language; Part II: Literature', 1886-1895

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Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/4
Scope and Contents A syllabus for students of Celtic, presumably at the University of Edinburgh.
Dates: 1886-1895

Celtic Class Notes, 1890-1891

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW23
Scope and Contents 2 volumes of celtic class notes taken by Rev Charles Robertson. It is likely that the lectures in these notebooks were delivered by Donald Mackinnon. Contents include gaelic translations, gaelic phonetics, proverbs and riddles, old gaelic hymns, literature and philology.
Dates: 1890-1891

Celtic History, Language, and Literature (Notes for a lecture series), 1883-1884

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Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/17
Scope and Contents A bundle of 17 notebooks, containing notes or scripts for lectures on a lecture series, which seems to have taken place between 1883 and 1884. The following notebooks survive:'Celtic: A member of the Aryan family' (Item 40a)'The Celt in Europe' (Item 40b)'Manners and customs: The military system of the ancient Celts' (Item 40c)'Manners and customs: The religion of the Celts' (Item 40d)'Manners and customs: Agriculture, food, drink, and amusements' (Item...
Dates: 1883-1884

Celtic Philology: History of the Celts and Celtic (Notes for a lecture series), 1884-1885

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Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/14
Scope and Contents A bundle of 10 notebooks, containing notes or scripts for lectures on a lecture series, which seems to have taken place between 1884 and 1885. The following notebooks survive:'The Celts before Caesar'; and '(II) The Celts at the time of Caesar' (Item B37a)'Classification of languages as isolating, agglutinative, and amalgamating'; and '(II) Linguistics studies of the Ancients and the Middle Ages' (Item B37b)'Sanskrit'; and 'Celtic [as an] Indo-European language' (Item...
Dates: 1884-1885

Celtic Philology (Notes for a lecture series), 1886-1887

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Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/18
Scope and Contents A bundle of 11 notebooks, containing notes or scripts for lectures on a lecture series, which seems to have taken place between 1886 and 1887. The following notebooks survive:'Origins and position of the Celtic languages in the Indo-European group' (Item B.41a)'Early literature: Adamnan, etc.' (Item B.41b)'Letters and their sounds: Ogham' (Item B.41c)'Vowels and laws of sound change' (Item B.41d)'Grimm's Law' (Item B.41e)'Phonetic processes. Part I' (Item...
Dates: 1886-1887

Class Notes, late 19th-early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW416
Scope and Contents Class notes on Tromdé Guaire, as delivered by W.J. Watson.
Dates: late 19th-early 20th century

Class Notes, late 19th-early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW420
Scope and Contents Series of class notes including, notes on the Old Irish verb, a list of books in a class library (probably that of the Celtic Class in Edinburgh University), notes on the derivation of the word fathast, a poem entitled 'Niall Mac Mhuireadhaigh cecinit'. Also notes on Cabar Feidh, notes on days of the week and a gaelic tale, without heading, which begins, Thug Mac Leoid Dhuin Bheagain cuirm mhor chum an d'thuge fios air Leathanaich Phabaidh.
Dates: late 19th-early 20th century

Class notes on 'Agallamh na Senorach', c. early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW438
Scope and Contents Class notes on 'Agallamh na Senorach'.
Dates: c. early 20th century

Collection of class lectures and class work delivered by W.J. Watson, 1921-1936

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW372
Scope and Contents Collection of class lectures, summary notes and records of class work delivered by William J. Watson. Material is typewritten, both original and carbon copies, with some handwritten notes. Includes Scottish Gaelic Literature 1500-, lecture summaries, Gaelic Language class material, literature, grammar, vocabulary notes, lists of essay titles for Session 1921-1922, Celtic Advanced paper, 13 March 1936 and notes on Gaelic Orthography.
Dates: 1921-1936