Turkic is a language family that comprises a large number of languages including Modern Turkish as well as Azeri, Uzbek, Kazakh, Kyrghyz, Tatar, Bashkir, New Uyghur and many others.
Language contact between English and Turkic has been of varying character and extent, but throughout the centuries English etymologists have noted a number of words that may be traced to Turkic at some of point of their history. The words involved constitute ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]
|Subject||Lexicography Turkish Middle Eastern Languages|
|Abstract||This paper discusses the historic repair and reuse of wooden bookboards on Byzantine Greek-style bookbindings in the library of the monastery of St Catherine, Sinai. It is based on a detailed condition survey of the monastery’s manuscripts that also provided a comprehensive description of the materials and structures of these manuscripts. A total of 124 wooden boards with repairs to major splits was found on 101 manuscripts. These repaired boards ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]|
|Author||Andrew Honey; Athanasios Velios;|
|Subject||History of the book History of technology Medieval and Modern Greek Middle Eastern Languages Library & information science|