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Old English and the lexicography of Old High German

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Presented at Germanic Lexicography 2 session
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No one who deals with the earliest written records of German would be surprised to encounter Old English words. They are the linguistic remains of the Anglo-Saxon scholars, who came as missionaries and educators to the German speaking Frankish Empire. These scholars mediated the knowledge of religious and scientific Latin texts on the continent and in doing so introduced the practice of adding glosses to these texts in their own language. Colloquial glosses, i.e. (German) translations added t...

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Sächsische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig, Germany
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2011-02-10

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