A Companion to Middle High German Literature to the 14th by Francis Gentry PDF

By Francis Gentry

ISBN-10: 1417510552

ISBN-13: 9781417510559

ISBN-10: 9004120947

ISBN-13: 9789004120945

This quantity is a consultant to medieval German literature from its beginnings within the 8th century to the fourteenth century. it is going to escort the prompted pupil and colleague with curiosity within the ecu center a while yet no services in older German languages. The bankruptcy authors, all internationally-known students, got the liberty to rearrange their chapters as they felt best, together with the query of the terminus advert quem. Chapters deal both with a chronological interval, e.g. thirteenth century, or with particular genres, eg. drama. moreover, chapters either at the historic epoch and at the improvement of the German language within the medieval interval were integrated. regularly, ancient and cultural subject matters play a major function in every one bankruptcy.

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Mission of the eighth century leave faint traces in the Old High German lexicon. Old High German glocka ‘bell’ can be traced to Old Irish cloc, and several religious terms clearly derive from Old English. The Old High German translation of Latin spiritus sanctus, der wìho àtum ‘the holy spirit’, which points to sixth century Gothic (and hence Arian) influence, is replaced by der heilago geist (= OE sè hàlga gàst). Old English influence can also be assumed in Old High German òstarùn, sunnùnàbant, gotspel (= OE èastron, sunnanæfen, gòdspel ) ‘Easter, Saturday, gospel,’ which compete with Old High German synonyms pàscha, cuatchindida, sambaztac.

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