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The Irish Role in the Origins of the Old English Alphabet: A Re-assessment

Patrick P. O’Neill

in Anglo-Saxon/Irish Relations before the Vikings

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264508
eISBN:
9780191734120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264508.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter re-examines the role of the Irish in the origins of the Old English alphabet. There are many theories about the Old English alphabet's origins. These include those contained in Karl ... More


Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Florian Coulmas

in Guardians of Language: Twenty Voices Through History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198736523
eISBN:
9780191818646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736523.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

The modern Turkish state was erected on the ruins of the Ottoman empire. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, ‘Father of the Turks’, initiated a series of radical reforms, adopting new civil and penal codes, ... More


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