The Sanskrit Legacy of Whitley Stokes’

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The article surveys various aspects of Whitley Stokes' endeavours in the field of Celto-Sanskrit research. Various etymologies, observations on Celtic and Vedic mythological characters and on customs and practices surviving in the late 19th c. India and echoed in Early Irish legal documents are considered.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe tripartite life of Whitley Stokes (1830-1909)
EditorsElizabeth Boyle, Paul Russell
Place of PublicationDublin
PublisherFour Courts Press
ISBN (Print)978-1-84682-278-0
Publication statusPublished (in print/issue) - 17 Nov 2011


  • Stokes
  • History of Celtic Studies
  • comparative research
  • Sanskrit
  • Celtic
  • mythology
  • etymology


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