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Multilingualism, lingua franca and lingua sacra

Author: Jens Braarvig; Markham J Geller
Publisher: [Berlin] : Edition Open Access, 2018.
Series: Max Planck research library for the history and development of knowledge., Studies ;, 10.; Edition Open Access.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jens Braarvig; Markham J Geller
ISBN: 9783945561133 3945561132
OCLC Number: 1084501576
Language Note: In English; includes one contribution in German.
Notes: Proceedings of several workshops and conferences.
Description: viii, 535 pages : illustrations (some color), facsimiles (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Empires and their languages : reflections on the history and the linguistics of lingua franca and lingua sacra / Reinier Salverda --
Dependent languages / Jens Braarvig --
Lehnübersetzung und Lehnbedeutung vs. Lehnwort : zu den Entlehnungen aus dem Lateinischen und Französischen in das mittelalterliche Deutsch / Kurt Gärtner --
Konrad of Megenberg : German terminologies and expressions as created on Latin models / Kathrin Chlench-Priber --
What language does God speak? / Florentina Badalanova Geller --
Islamic mystical poetry and Alevi rhapsodes from the village of Sevar, Bulgaria / Florentina Badalanova Geller --
Learning Arabic and learned bilingualism in early modern England : the case of John Pell / Daniel Andersson --
Sumerian in the Middle Assyrian period / Klaus Wagensomer --
The concept of the Semitic root in Akkadian lexicography / Markham J. Geller --
Multilingualism in the Elamite kingdoms and the Achaemenid Empire / Jan Tavernier --
Diplomatic multilingualism in the Middle East, past and present : multilingualism, linguae francae and the global history of religious and scientific concepts / Lutz Edzard --
Some observations on multilingualism in Graeco-Roman Egypt / Alexandra von Lieven --
Indo-Iranian sacred texts and sacrificial practices : structures of common heritage (speech and performance in the Veda and Avesta, III) / Velizar Sadovski --
Aspects of multilingualism in Turfan as seen in Manichaean texts / Desmond Durkin-Meisterernst --
Multilingualism and lingua franca in the ancient Chinese world / William G. Boltz --
The imprint of Buddhist Sanskrit on Chinese and Tibetan : some lexical ontologies and translation strategies in the Tang dynasty / Jens Braarvig --
Classical Chinese as lingua franca in East Asia in the first to second millennia CE : focusing on the linguistic situation in traditional Korea / Vladimir Tikhonov --
Multilingualism and lingua francae of indigenous civilizations of America / Lars Kirkhusmo Pharo.
Series Title: Max Planck research library for the history and development of knowledge., Studies ;, 10.; Edition Open Access.
Other Titles: Studies in multilingualism, lingua franca and lingua sacra
Responsibility: Jens Braarvig, Markham J. Geller (eds.).

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