In Celtic studies he published ‘ Cairdius Aenias ocus Didaine (The love of Aeneas and Dido) ’, a Ballymote MS text which he edited with a translation and notes in Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie , 1898 . His main contributions to Greek scholarship were The Elegies of Theognis ( 1910 ) and Early Greek Elegy ( 1926 ). In the Welsh language he published Groeg y Testament Newydd ( 1927 ) and Y Groegiaid Gynt ( 1932 ). He published two works of comparative linguistics, A Short Introduction to the study of Comparative Grammar ( 1935 ) and A Short Grammar of Old Persian ( 1936 ). Having learnt the Russian language in retirement, he translated some Russian classics into Welsh , Storiau o'r Rwseg ( 1942 ), Carcharor y Cawcasws , Tolstoy ( 1943 ), Cerddi o'r Rwseg ( 1945 ), Merch y Capten , Pushkin ( 1947 ). Two other translations were published posthumously: Pedair drama fer o'r Rwseg ( 1964 ) and Y Tadau a'r Plant , Turgeniev , ( 1964 ). He published an amazing number of translations and articles about foreign literatures in all the main Welsh journals and newspapers. There is a bibliography in the Journal of the Welsh Bibliographical Society , ix, 211-218. He published his reminiscences in Atgofion am Gaernarfon ( 1950 ).
He m. in 1905 Gwladys , daughter of W. Prichard Williams ( DWB , 1086) , and they had a daughter and two sons. He d. 12 Apr. 1961 .
Sir Thomas Parry, D.Litt., (1904-85), Bangor / Aberystwyth
Published date: 2001