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The Britons and their Languages

T. M. Charles-Edwards

in Wales and the Britons, 350-1064

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198217312
eISBN:
9780191744778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217312.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

In the fifth and sixth centuries three languages were spoken among the Britons: British, Latin, and Irish. By about 700 only British was normally spoken and it thus became possible to identify the ... More


The Introduction of Arabic Words in Medieval British Latin Scientific Writings

Charles Burnett

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/9780197266083.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Latin was the key language for scientific discourse in writing in medieval Britain. It frequently had need of new terminology to capture new developments within the various fields. Arabic sources ... More


Anglicanism in Latin America, 1810–1918

David Rock

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume III: Partisan Anglicanism and its Global Expansion 1829-c.1914

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199699704
eISBN:
9780191831812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699704.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

Early nineteenth-century Latin America saw the establishment of the Anglican Church first in Rio de Janeiro and then, more importantly, in Buenos Aires in 1825. The Church followed the path of ... More


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