Zeuss, Johann Caspar
Johann Caspar Zeuss (yō´hän käs´pär tsois), 1806–56, German philologist. Zeuss's principal scholarly achievement was his establishment of the basis for the study of Celtic in his Grammatica celtica (1853, in Latin). Totally ignored by the academic world, he was still teaching in a high school when he died.
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