Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources

It gives variant spellings and the kinds of contexts in which words appear. Possible alternative meanings are highlighted. Illustrated with contemporary quotations.

Author: Richard Ashdowne

Publisher: OUP/British Academy

ISBN: 9780197265451

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 208

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The Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources is the key lexical reference for Latin texts produced in Britain or by British authors from the 6th to the 16th century. It gives variant spellings and the kinds of contexts in which words appear. Possible alternative meanings are highlighted. Illustrated with contemporary quotations.


Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources

This dictionary is an indispensable guide to the study of the Latin Middle Ages.

Author: David Howlett

Publisher: OUP/British Academy

ISBN: 9780197264362

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 168

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This dictionary is an indispensable guide to the study of the Latin Middle Ages. It records the continuing usage of classical and late Latin in this period (6th-16th centuries), but it presents most fully the medieval developments of the language, drawing on a rich variety of printed and manuscript sources.