Sir Thomas Urquhart: 400th Anniversary Conference

The Cromary Arts Trust presents the 400th Anniversary Conference, 15th and 16th April 2011: A Celebration of the Life and Times of the 17th century laird of Cromarty, civil war soldier, writer and translator of Rabelais.

A nerd-o-gasm I wish I could experience: conference to commemorate the 400th birthday of Sir Thomas Urquhart, adventurer, translator of Rabelais, creator of the language Logopandecteision. Does it get any better than this?


Craik, R. J. Sir Thomas Urquhart of Cromarty (1611-1660): Adventurer, Polymath, and Translator of Rabelais. Lewiston: Mellen Research University Press, 1993.


Thomas Urquhart - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Logopandecteision - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Logopandecteision, Or an Introduction to the Universal Language (1653)

Ekskybalauron: Or, the Discovery of the Most Exquisite Jewel ... (1653), in The Works of Sir Thomas Urquhart of Cromarty, Knight (1834). Other editions & other works by and about Urquhart are available from archive.org.

The Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine ... (1822): I: Sir Thomas Urquhart's Jewel

Logopandekteision, extract from International Language: Past, Present & Future by W. J. Clark (1912)

Sir Thomas Urquhart, excerpt & comments by Benjamin Mako Hill

Lecture on Scottish Literature 2: Thomas Urquhart by Dr. John B Corbett. Downloadable sound file available.

1 comment:

sandy said...

Thanks for mentioning our conference. There is now a new website at ww.urquhartconference.org.uk which has all the latest details.

Sandy Thomson
Conference Organiser