Henri Gaidoz

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Henri Gaidoz (1842–1932), was a collector and researcher of materials relating to folklore. His works and expertise was in the fields of philology, Celtic studies, archaeology, religion, and mythology.[1]

In addition to his extensive collection of extracts and other materials, he sought to elevate the fields of folklore and mythology to a level of professionalism; Gaidoz founded two journals, Melusine and Revue Celtique. He opposed many contemporary views, and lampooned the writer Max Müller in an article that proved he 'was a solar myth'.[2]


  1. ^ ProQuest The Henri Gaidoz Folklore Collection
  2. ^ "Henri Gaidoz Collection". Special Collections and Projects. Indiana University Libraries (Folklore). Retrieved 23 October 2010. 

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