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Essais de langue et de littérature françaises du moyen âge
This volume gathers eight essays regarding French medieval language and literature. The papers collected here regard a variety of subjects: historical phraseology, medieval authors, some specific literary characters, addressees of medieval literature, certain types of literary texts, and the relationship between Middle Dutch and Old French literature.
Latin and Vernacular Translations of Scientific Treatises in Medieval Europe
Mediaevalia Lovaniensia 40 Medieval translators played an important role in the development and evolution of a scientific lexicon. At a time when most scholars deferred to authority, the translations of canonical texts assumed great importance...
Aristotle's "Problemata" in Different Times and Tongues
Mediaevalia Lovaniensia 39 Communication leads to an evolution of knowledge, and the free exchange of knowledge leads to fresh findings. In the Middle Ages things were no different. The inheritance of ancient knowledge deeply influenced medieval...
Dawn of the Written Vernacular in Western EuropeThe Dawn of the Written Vernacular in Western Europe