Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie

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Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie  
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Discipline Celtic studies
Language English, French, German, Italian, Spanish,
Edited by Stefan Zimmer, Jürgen Uhlich
Publication details
Publisher
Publication history
1897-present
Frequency Irregularly
Indexing
ISSN 1865-889X
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The Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie is an academic journal of Celtic studies, which was established in 1897 by the German scholars Kuno Meyer and Ludwig Christian Stern.[1] It was the first journal devoted exclusively to Celtic languages and literature and the oldest significant journal of Celtic studies still in existence today.[1] The emphasis is on (early) Irish language and literature and Continental Celtic languages, but other aspects of Celtic philology and literature (including modern literature) also receive attention.[1]

Apart from Stern and Meyer, previous editors include Julius Pokorny, Ludwig Mühlhausen, Rudolf Thurneysen, Rudolf Hertz, Heinrich Wagner, Hans Hartmann, and Karl Horst Schmidt.[2] The current editors-in-chief are Stefan Zimmer and Jürgen Uhlich.[3]

In addition to the regular volumes, the journal also has a subsidiary series, Buchreihe der Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie.[1]

The journal features in a poem by Flann O'Brien which satirises scholars who "rose in their nightshift / To write for the Zeitschrift".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Busse, Peter E. "Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie." In Celtic Culture. A Historical Encyclopedia, ed. J.T. Koch. 5 vols: vol. 5. Santa Barbara et al., 2006. p. 1823.
  2. ^ a b Christian Wirges (2010-10-26). "Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie: Editors". University of Bonn. Retrieved 2012-02-09. 
  3. ^ Christian Wirges (2011-04-11). "Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie: Contact". University of Bonn. Retrieved 2012-02-09. 

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