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The Old Latin Gospels: A Study of their Texts and Language

Philip Burton

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269885
eISBN:
9780191600449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269889.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The term ’Old Latin’ (Vetus Latina) is conventionally applied to those forms of the Latin Bible that predate in origin the Vulgate of Jerome. They are preserved in two forms: in citations in the ... More


Lexis

Philip Burton

in The Old Latin Gospels: A Study of their Texts and Language

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269885
eISBN:
9780191600449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269889.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

An analysis of the vocabulary of the Old Latin Gospels, and the extent to which we can detect evidence of lexical change characteristic of late and sub‐literary Latin, and of the Romance languages.


Developments in negative and polarity-sensitive contexts from Latin to Romance

Chiara Gianollo

in Indefinites between Latin and Romance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198812661
eISBN:
9780191850448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812661.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter explores some determining factors for the development of indefinites participating in Negative Concord from Latin to Romance (with special attention to Old French and Old Italian). In ... More


Indefinites and negation in the history of Latin

Chiara Gianollo

in Indefinites between Latin and Romance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198812661
eISBN:
9780191850448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812661.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter is a study of Latin indefinites in direct-negation contexts. These indefinites are interesting from a theoretical point of view because of their extreme dependence on the surrounding ... More


Changing EPP parameters: Clause structure in Classical and Late Latin

Lieven Danckaert

in The Development of Latin Clause Structure: A Study of the Extended Verb Phrase

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198759522
eISBN:
9780191820243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759522.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter starts with a description of the core facts concerning the VPAux/AuxVP alternation in the history of Latin. In the case of modal verbs and infinitives, there is a clear decline of the ... More


Gender from Latin to Romance: A reconstruction

Michele Loporcaro

in Gender from Latin to Romance: History, Geography, Typology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199656547
eISBN:
9780191848100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199656547.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Capitalizing on the above, the chapter proposes a comprehensive reconstruction of the Latin–Romance transition, for grammatical gender. This is tackled from different perspectives. On the controller ... More


Conclusions

Chiara Gianollo

in Indefinites between Latin and Romance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198812661
eISBN:
9780191850448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812661.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter summarizes the main conclusions reached through the investigation of Latin indefinites and of their Romance continuations. In the case studies under analysis, the process of change ... More


The decline of Latin VOAux: Neg-incorporation and syntactic reanalysis

Lieven Danckaert

in Word Order Change

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198747307
eISBN:
9780191809712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747307.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter is concerned with the diachrony of the Latin word order pattern ‘verb-object-auxiliary’ (VOAux). In the classical and late classical period (c.100 BC–200 AD), this order is productively ... More


Latin corpus linguistics and the study of language change: Methods, problems, and prospects

Lieven Danckaert

in The Development of Latin Clause Structure: A Study of the Extended Verb Phrase

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198759522
eISBN:
9780191820243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759522.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses some methodological aspects of the corpus work that constitutes the empirical foundation of this book. It starts by addressing the question why one would want to use corpus ... More


The grammar of indefinites: Functions, variation, and change

Chiara Gianollo

in Indefinites between Latin and Romance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198812661
eISBN:
9780191850448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812661.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter discusses the two indefinites that have been treated as specific indefinites in scholarship on Classical Latin: quidam ‘a certain’ and aliquis ‘some (or other)’. While with quidam the ... More


The Development of Latin Clause Structure: A Study of the Extended Verb Phrase

Lieven Danckaert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198759522
eISBN:
9780191820243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759522.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The focus of this book is Latin word order, and in particular the relative ordering of direct objects and lexical verbs (OV vs. VO), and auxiliaries and non-finite verbs (VAux vs. AuxV). One aim of ... More


The Poetics of Latin Prose Praise and the Fourth-Century Curve

Roger Rees

in The Poetics of Late Latin Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199355631
eISBN:
9780199355655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199355631.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Despite the recommendations of treatises—by Quintilian, Menander, Rhetor, and others—which encourage the notion of an ossified genre, chronological sequencing of surviving late Latin prose panegyric ... More


Rethinking Medieval Romance V2

Sam Wolfe

in Verb Second in Medieval Romance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198804673
eISBN:
9780191842887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804673.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter provides a comprehensive formal account of the V2 property in Medieval Romance. A number of points of continuity between varieties are highlighted, which are linked to the presence of a ... More


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