John Rhys an Hugo Schuchardt (22-09510)

von John Rhys

an Hugo Schuchardt


20. 05. 1877

language Englisch

Schlagwörter: The Academy Revue celtique Sayce, Archibald Henry Arbois de Jubainville, Henry d´ Rhys, Myfanwy Sayce, Archibald Henry (1877)

Zitiervorschlag: John Rhys an Hugo Schuchardt (22-09510). Rhyl, 20. 05. 1877. Hrsg. von Dagmar Bronner, Belma Mahmutovic, Verena Schwägerl-Melchior und Markus Wursthorn (2017). In: Bernhard Hurch (Hrsg.): Hugo Schuchardt Archiv. Online unter, abgerufen am 26. 02. 2024. Handle:


Dear Schuchardt,

I have at last got a word inserted in the Academy and I hope you will approve of it: my idea was in not giving any names this time that it would be well to keep it before the public and give you an opportunity of communicating the names to Dr. Appleton1 yourself and of writing anything you wish him to have published in the “Academy” at the same time. I have great pleasure in giving you permission to use my name as one of those to receive |2| subscriptions for the Diez Prize-fund; however I fear we shall not have much money to account for. Mrs. Rhys came home last week wonderfully altered for the better.

I am much obliged to you for the brochure you have sent me:2 I have read it carefully through.

By the way I should be much obliged to you for any corrections you can give me in my “Lectures”. The edition consisted of 500 copies and we made a mistake in printing so few it seems: for already |3| about 400 copies have been disposed of and that before the book has been reviewed in England with the exception of Sayce’s in the Academy for the 12th of this month3 which could not be the cause of so many copies having already gone. So the publisher is already talking of a second edition and wants me to prepare for it. However I must wait for reviews and various corrections for which I should be most grateful to you, especially as far as concerns my treatment of inscriptional Latin in which I feel very |4| shaky and very uncertain as to how much is to be put down to Latin and how much to Celtic: what are the books of D’Arbois de Jubainville4 which I should read? I have unfortunately never seen any of them.

Mrs. R. and Myfanwy send you their very kind regards and so does yours truly
John Rhys
20. 5.'77

1 Charles Edward Appleton (1841–1879), Begründer und Herausgeber der Zeitschrift "The Academy".

2 Referenz unklar.

3 Sayce, Archibald Henry. 1877. 'Lectures on Welsh Philology. By J. Rhys. (London: Trübner & Co., 1877.)'. In The Academy 11/263 (May 12): 417. Sayce (1845–1933) war Orientalist und Sprachwissenschaftler und zudem Pate von Myfanwy Rhŷs.

4 (Marie-)Henry d’Arbois de Jubainville (1827–1910), französischer Archivar, Historiker und Keltologe, als Nachfolger von Henri Gaidoz von 1885/1886 an bis zu seinem Tod Herausgeber der Revue Celtique.

Faksimiles: Universitätsbibliothek Graz Abteilung für Sondersammlungen, Creative commons CC BY-NC (Sig. 09510)