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A Comparative Grammar of Sanskrit, Greek, and Latin

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Comparative Grammars were a relatively popular format used by 19th-century philologists. This contribution by William Hugh Ferrar, published in 1869, is unique in that it compares the grammars of three languages.

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From Wikipedia: William H. Frerrar was a classical Irish scholar at Dublin University.

From Wikipedia: The comparative linguistics branch of philology studies the relationship between languages. Similarities between Sanskrit and European languages were first noted in the early 16th century and led to speculation of a common ancestor language from which all these descended. It is now named Proto-Indo-European. Philology's interest in ancient languages led to the study of what were, in the 18th century, "exotic" languages, for the light they could cast on problems in understanding and deciphering the origins of older texts.

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