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Principles and Parameters in a VSO Language: A Case Study in Welsh

Ian G. Roberts

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195168211
eISBN:
9780199788453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168211.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This work provides an analysis of word order and clause structure in Welsh, within the context of a minimalist version of principles and parameters theory. The central issue is the analysis of VSO ... More


Looking Back, Looking Forward: The Celts and Europe

Bernhard Maier

in The Celts: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616053
eISBN:
9780748672219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.003.0026
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter looks back and reflects on the problems of the modern term ‘Celtic’. It suggests that the present inflationary trend in the use of the adjective ‘Celtic’ is due firstly to a deliberately ... More


The Question of Celticism

W.J. Mc Cormack

in Ascendancy and Tradition in Anglo-Irish Literary History from 1789 To 1939

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128069
eISBN:
9780191671630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128069.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

No account of Anglo-Irish literature can be complete without some attention to the question of its relation to Gaelic culture, the 19th-century decline of Gaelic as a vernacular and the movement to ... More


The Celtic-Speaking Peoples from 1945 to the Present

Bernhard Maier

in The Celts: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616053
eISBN:
9780748672219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.003.0025
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter begins with a discussion of the definition of Celtic countries. It suggests that Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and Brittany may all be termed ‘Celtic’; this is due less to the overarching ... More


The Early Celts of Ireland and Britain

Bernhard Maier

in The Celts: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616053
eISBN:
9780748672219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.003.0010
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter traces the history of the early Celts of Ireland and Britain. The earliest reports on Britain and Ireland came from Greek seafarers who reached the ‘tin islands’ in the North Sea, known ... More


The Celts in Asia Minor

Bernhard Maier

in The Celts: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616053
eISBN:
9780748672219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter begins with a discussion of the history of the Galatians (as the Celtic inhabitants of Asia Minor are known in modern usage, as distinct from that of classical antiquity). It then ... More


Language and writing among the Lusitanians

E. R. Luján

in Palaeohispanic Languages and Epigraphies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198790822
eISBN:
9780191833274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790822.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Non-Classical

The number of inscriptions written totally or partially in Lusitanian is limited: only six or seven with Lusitanian vocabulary and/or grammatical words, usually dated to the first two centuries CE. ... More


Wales from Union to Industrialisation

Bernhard Maier

in The Celts: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616053
eISBN:
9780748672219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.003.0022
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter traces the history of Wales from union to industrialisation. For Wales the union with England in 1536–42 had brought with it the loss of independent political structures and an ... More


Edward Lhuyd, travelling lexicographer

John Considine

in Small Dictionaries and Curiosity: Lexicography and Fieldwork in Post-Medieval Europe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198785019
eISBN:
9780191827211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785019.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography, English Language

Edward Lhuyd conducted fieldwork in Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Cornwall, and Brittany between 1697 and 1701. In its course, he investigated antiquities and studied natural history; he also made and ... More


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