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The Ablative Absolute Dossier

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter focuses on the ablative absolute, which offers a particular challenge to Latin grammarians of the late antique period. It considers the three earliest discussions of the ablative ... More


Subordinate clauses filling a satellite position

Harm Pinkster

in The Oxford Latin Syntax: Volume II: The Complex Sentence and Discourse

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780199230563
eISBN:
9780191895968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199230563.003.0016
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Chapter 16 deals with subordinate clauses, both finite and non-finite, which function as satellites in their sentence (traditionally called adverbial clauses). The finite clauses with a subordinator ... More


Introduction

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This section explores two important themes in the theory and teaching of grammar: the so-called ablative absolute and the ‘habit’ of etymology. The grammatical description of ablative absolute was ... More


General Introduction

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This book brings together pedagogical texts that represent the contributions of grammar and rhetoric to literary theory during the Middle Ages, a period spanning the late Latin antiquity to the ... More


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