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Latin and the Romance Languages in the Middle Ages

By: Wright, Roger(Edited by)

0271029870 / 9780271029870
Paperback / softback
440.0902
15/12/1995
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United States
140 x 216 mm, 340 grams 272 pages
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This book makes available for the first time in paperback the results of an important interdisciplinary conference held at Rutgers University in 1989.

Eighteen internationally known specialists in linguistics, history, philology, Latin, and Romance languages tackle the difficult question of how and when Latin evolved into the Romance languages of French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, and Catalan.

The result is a stimulating and open exchange that offers the most up-to-date and accessible coverage of the topic. Contributors are Paul M. Lloyd, Tore Janson, Jozsef Herman, Alberto Varvaro, Thomas D.

Cravens, Harm Pinkster, John N. Green, Roger Wright, Marc Van Uytfanghe, Rosamond McKitterick, Katrien Heene, Michel Banniard, Birte Stengaard, Carmen Pensado, Thomas J.

Walsh, Robert Blake, Antonio Emiliano, and Marcel Danesi.

BIC:

CF linguistics, HBG General & world history, HBLC Early history: c 500 to c 1450/1500

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