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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


Introduction The Interpretive Problem

Robert J. Fogelin

in Hume's Skeptical Crisis: A Textual Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195387391
eISBN:
9780199866489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387391.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter spells out the fundamental goal of the book: to make sense out of the radical change in perspective from a buoyant confidence at the start of book 1 of the Treatise to a serious case of ... More


External Influences on English: From its Beginnings to the Renaissance

D. Gary Miller

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654260
eISBN:
9780191742064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654260.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Lexicography

From its Germanic roots on the Continent, English has had many influences from other languages. This work documents the main influences on the lexicon and the structure. The earliest contacts were ... More


Good Taste

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Good taste is, without doubt, the stumbling block in the path of the “young English school of composers.” These “rising young musicians” lack neither good teachers, good models, good concerts, nor ... More


Hume on Skepticism Regarding the Senses

Henry E. Allison

in Custom and Reason in Hume: A Kantian Reading of the First Book of the Treatise

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199532889
eISBN:
9780191714450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532889.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter deals with Hume's scepticism regarding the continued and distinct existence of body and is divided into four parts. The first examines Hume's argument that neither the senses nor reason ... More


The “Vulgar” Verse

in Murmured Conversations: A Treatise on Poetry and Buddhism by the Poet-Monk Shinkei

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804748636
eISBN:
9780804779395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804748636.003.0029
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Bonzoku is a Buddhist term which, in the secular sense, means “dull, trite, commonplace, common, vulgar, inferior, and mediocre.” Shinkei offers examples of vulgarity in conception or feeling ... More


The Latinity

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:
10.1093/0198269889.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Various theoretical frameworks are considered for the analysis of the language of the Old Latin Gospels, in particular ’Late Latin’, ’Vulgar Latin’, and ’Christian Sondersprache’. It is argued that ... More


Parapraxis and Parechesis

Michael Fontaine

in Funny Words in Plautine Comedy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195341447
eISBN:
9780199866915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341447.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter develops the stylistic method for recovering Plautus’ “funny” words adumbrated in chapter 1. An investigation of the comedian's dramatic use of Freudian errors, including slips of the ... More


Francis Grose’s Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

JULIE COLEMAN

in A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries: Volume II: 1785-1858

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199557103
eISBN:
9780191719882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557103.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Lexicography

This chapter looks at Francis Grose's Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue (1785), a shrewd appeal to the concerns of its time. Grose appears to have compiled and edited his dictionary ... More


Science and Christianity among the People: A Vulgar History

Ronald L. Numbers

in Science and Christianity in Pulpit and Pew

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195320374
eISBN:
9780199851379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320374.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter focuses on a class of people typically overlooked by historians of science and religion: the common folk or the ordinary people in the pews. It contributes to the study of class ... More


Constancy and Coherence in I.iv.2

Louis E. Loeb

in Stability and Justification in Hume's Treatise

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146585
eISBN:
9780199833405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146581.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Insofar as the vulgar belief in body arises from the ”constancy” of perceptions, it is due to the propensity to attribute identity to related objects; insofar as it arises from ”coherence,” it is ... More


Parler proprement: Words, Deeds, and Proper Speech in the Rose

ALASTAIR MINNIS

in Magister Amoris: The Roman de la Rose and Vernacular Hermeneutics

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198187547
eISBN:
9780191718977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187547.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter analyses Jean de Meun's pronouncements on proper speech and the relationship of words and deeds in his part of the poem Roman de la Rose, with special reference to Raison's infamous ... More


Balbec: A New Sociality

Edward J. Hughes

in Proust, Class, and Nation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609864
eISBN:
9780191731761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609864.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The chapter explores how the adolescent hero Marcel’s trip to the seaside resort of Balbec spells a crucial broadening in his socialization. It is argued that as a site of transition and social-class ... More


Vulgarity and Social Grammar

James Raven

in Judging New Wealth: Popular Publishing and Responses to Commerce in England, 1750–1800

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202370
eISBN:
9780191675300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202370.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter focuses on notions of vulgarity in the late 18th century. The use of ‘vulgar’ to mean ‘ordinary’ or ‘commonplace’ was still in evidence in the 18th century. As a description of the lower ... More


Milton and the People

Paul Hammond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199682379
eISBN:
9780191789465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682379.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Who are ‘the people’ in Milton’s writing? They figure prominently in his texts from early youth to late maturity, in his poetry and in his prose works; they are invoked as the sovereign power in the ... More


Sacrilege

Anne Storch

in Secret Manipulations: Language and Context in Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199768974
eISBN:
9780199914425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768974.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

In this chapter, the power of the word as a cultural construction is explored. Power as expressed in proverbs but also in stories of the Jukun is dealt with in the chapter's first part, while the ... More


Early loanwords from Latin and Greek

D. Gary Miller

in External Influences on English: From its Beginnings to the Renaissance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654260
eISBN:
9780191742064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654260.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Lexicography

The main phonological changes from Latin to Vulgar Latin / Romance and from early Germanic to Old English are outlined in order to devise criteria for dating prehistoric borrowings. This is followed ... More


Iconic Books and Gestures: Aḥādīth al-Ṣifāt in the Public Sphere

Livnat Holtzman

in Anthropomorphism in Islam: The Challenge of Traditionalism (700-1350)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748689569
eISBN:
9781474444828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689569.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the ubiquitous presence of aḥādīth al-ṣifāt in the public sphere by focusing on four iconic texts: the caliphal Qadiri Creed, Ibn Khuzayma’s (d. 924) Kitāb al-Tawḥid, Fakhr ... More


An Essay on Satyr Names

Jaime Curbera

in Changing Names: Tradition and Innovation in Ancient Greek Onomastics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266540
eISBN:
9780191884245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266540.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The skilful and imaginative vase paintings of satyrs make us forget that they originated in a real spectacle. In this essay, I propose to consider satyr names as the names of actual revellers and ... More


“Why Not Visit Chicago”: Tour Companies and City Business Organizations, 1870–1915

Catherine Cocks

in Doing the Town: The Rise of Urban Tourism in the United States, 1850-1915

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227460
eISBN:
9780520926493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227460.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the startling juxtaposition of an American city, less than one hundred years old and notorious for its vulgar commercialism, to two of the great capitals of Europe, which ... More


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