Kenethus Hurlstone Jackson

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Kenethus, vulgo Kenneth Hurlstone Jackson (natus in Beddington Surriae die 1 Novembris 1909; mortuus die 20 Februarii 1991) fuit philologus linguarum Celticarum, auctor libri Language and History in Early Britain necnon florilegii A Celtic Miscellany. Alumnus fuit Collegii Iohannis apud Cantabrigienses, ubi rebus Classicis et mox Celticis studuit. Ibidem ab anno 1934 linguas Celticas docuit, deinde apud universitatem Harvardianam. Gradum professoris ibi ab anno 1948 tenuit. Fuit professor linguarum, rerum gestarum, antiquitatumque Celticarum iuxta universitatem Edinburgensem ab anno 1950 usque ad 1979. De linguis hodiernis sex Celticis atque de antiquis multa et utilissima scripsit, sed etiam de traditionibus, de dialectis, de nominibus locorum.

Fuit ab anno 1957 socius Academiae Britannicae. Quadraginta annos conciliarius meruit Societatis Toponymicae Anglicae (English Place-Name Society). Filius eius, nomine Alastar, est rerum Classicarum eruditus.

Opera potiora[recensere | fontem recensere]

  • 1935 : Studies in Early Celtic Nature Poetry. Cantabrigiae: Cambridge University Press (Paginae selectae apud Google Books)
  • 1935 (editor) : Early Welsh Gnomic Poems. Cardiffae: University of Wales Press Board Textus apud archive.org
  • 1951 (interpres) : A Celtic Miscellany: Translations from the Celtic Literatures. Londinii: Routledge (editio recensa: Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1972)
  • 1953 : Language and History in Early Britain: A chronological survey of the Brittonic languages, first to twelfth century A.D.. Edinburgi: University of Edinburgh Press Textus apud hathitrust.org
  • 1955 : "The Pictish Language" in F. T. Wainwright, ed., The Problem of the Picts (Edinburgi)
  • 1955 : Contributions to the study of Manx phonology. University of Edinburgh Linguistic Survey of Scotland Series.
  • 1959 : "The Arthur of History" et "Arthur in Early Welsh Verse" in Roger Sherman Loomis, ed., Arthurian Literature in the Middle Ages: a collaborative history (Oxonii: Clarendon Press, 1959. ISBN 0-19-811588-1) (Anglice) pp. 1-19
  • 1961 : The international popular tale and early Welsh tradition. Cardiffae: University of Wales Press
  • 1964 : The oldest Irish tradition: A window on the Iron Age. Cantabrigiae: Cambridge University Press
  • 1967 : A Historical phonology of Breton. Eblanae: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies
  • 1969 : The Gododdin: The Oldest Scottish poem. Edinburgi: University of Edinburgh Press
  • 1990 (editor) : Aislinge Meic Con Glinne. Eblanae: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies

Bibliographia[recensere | fontem recensere]

  • Necrologia in Journal of the English Place-Name Society vol. 23 (1991) pp. 49–50
  • Necrologia in Studia Celtica vol. 26/27 (1991/1992) pp. 202-212
  • Necrologia in The Guardian (23 Feb 1991)
  • Necrologia in The Times (8 Mar. 1991)
  • J. E. Caerwyn Williams, "Kenneth Hurlstone Jackson" et bibliographia operum in Studia Celtica voll. 14-15 (1979–1980) pp. 1–11
  • J. E. Caerwyn Williams, "Kenneth Hurlstone Jackson, 1909–1991" in Proceedings of the British Academy vol. 80 (1991) pp 319–332
  • William Gillies, "Jackson, Kenneth Hurlstone (1909–1991)" in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography edd. H. C. G. Matthew, Brian Harrison (Oxonii: Oxford University Press, 2004) Situs venalis
  • William Gillies, "The history of the survey" in C. Ó Dochartaigh, ed., Survey of the Gaelic dialects of Scotland vol. 1 (1997) pp. 25–47