PAVEL JOSEF SCHAFARIK
\pˈe͡ɪvə͡l d͡ʒˈə͡ʊsəf ʃˈafɑːɹˌɪk], \pˈeɪvəl dʒˈəʊsəf ʃˈafɑːɹˌɪk], \p_ˈeɪ_v_əl dʒ_ˈəʊ_s_ə_f ʃ_ˈa_f_ɑː_ɹ_ˌɪ_k]\
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A celebrated Czech philologist, historian, and philosopher; born at Kobelarova, in the county of Gomor in Hungary, May 13, 1795: died at Prague, June 26, 1861. He began at an early age to collect Slavic folk-songs (published 1823-27). He translated into his native tongue the. "Clouds" of Aristophanes, and Schiller's "Mary Stuart" (1815). His principal work is "Slavic Antiquities" (1837). His "Ground Principles of Old-Czechish Grammar" (1845) marked an epoch in the history of the Czech language. He wrote also: "History of the Slavic Language and Literature" (1826); "The Most Ancient Monuments of the Bohemian Language" (1840).
By Charles Dudley Warner
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