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Introduction

Richard Ashdowne and Carolinne White

in Latin in Medieval Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780197266083
eISBN:
9780191851476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266083.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The use of Latin in the medieval world is so fundamental a fact that it is commonly not remarked upon and rarely discussed in detail. Yet its continued use in Europe after the demise of the Roman ... More


<i>Elephans in Camera</i>: Latin and Latinity in 15th- and Early-16th-Century England

Robert Swanson

in Latin in Medieval Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780197266083
eISBN:
9780191851476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266083.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The 15th and 16th centuries are often depicted as the death throes of Latin in England, supplanted by ‘The Rise of English’. Arguing that more English did not necessarily mean less Latin, this ... More


India, Tibet, China, Byzantium, and Other Control Cases

Christopher I. Beckwith

in Warriors of the Cloisters: The Central Asian Origins of Science in the Medieval World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155319
eISBN:
9781400845170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155319.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter examines the essential elements that produced a full scientific culture in Western Europe by comparing the constituent elements in the one culture in which it developed with other ... More


Latin in Medieval Britain

Richard Ashdowne and Carolinne White (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780197266083
eISBN:
9780191851476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266083.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This collection considers key issues arising from the use of Medieval Latin in Britain from the 6th to 16th centuries. Although in this period Anglo-Latin was not the native language of its users, it ... More


Continuity and revival of classical learning 1

D. Gary Miller

in External Influences on English: From its Beginnings to the Renaissance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654260
eISBN:
9780191742064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654260.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Lexicography

Revival of the liberal arts and classical studies at several times was responsible for multiple periods of influx of Greek and Latin loanwords in English. This chapter outlines the works that were ... More


Vivien Anne Law, 1954–2002

Michael Lapidge and Peter Matthews

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 124. Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, III

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263204
eISBN:
9780191734205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263204.003.0009
Subject:
History, Historiography

Vivienne Law acquired a mastery of the field of late antique and early Medieval Latin grammar, her first task was to familiarise herself with the early medieval manuscripts in which grammatical texts ... More


On Non-integrated Vocabulary in the Mixed-language Accounts of St Paul’s Cathedral, 1315–1405

Laura Wright

in Latin in Medieval Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780197266083
eISBN:
9780191851476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266083.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Accounts of institutions and private individuals between the Norman Conquest and about 1500 were routinely written in a non-random mixture of Medieval Latin, Anglo-Norman, and Middle English. If the ... More


Official and Unofficial Latin Words in 11th- and 12th-Century England

Richard Sharpe

in Latin in Medieval Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780197266083
eISBN:
9780191851476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266083.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The terminology of official documents in England changed with the Norman Conquest, and this chapter focuses on the words used for ealdorman, earl, count, thegn, baron, sheriff, reeve, and shire ... More


The Latin of the Early English Common Law

Paul Brand

in Latin in Medieval Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780197266083
eISBN:
9780191851476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266083.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

A distinctive feature of the English royal courts created in the last quarter of the 12th century was that they kept a full record of their business in Latin and the clerks who did this developed a ... More


Dante’s Muḥammad:: Parallels between Islam and Arianism

Maria Esposito Frank

in Dante and Islam

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263868
eISBN:
9780823266302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263868.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

After surveying a variety of apologetical and polemical Christian texts on Islam which circulated in medieval Eastern and Latin Christendom, this study traces the changing Christian perceptions of, ... More


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