Language and History in the Early Germanic World
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This philological study draws on archaeological and historical evidence to offer a distinctive and accessible approach to the earliest encounters of north European Germanic tribes with classical antiquity and early Christianity.
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/6/1998
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 1.18" tall
|The Germanic World|
|People and army|
|Contact with the Non-Germanic World|
|Contact with the Celts|
|The migration of the Goths|
|Germanic loanwords in Latin|
|Latin loanwords in Germanic|
|Trade and warfare with the Romans|
|Names of the days of the week|
|The vocabulary of writing|
|Contact with Christianity|
|Problems of Christianisation|
|The influence of provincial Roman Christianity|
|The influence of Gothic|
|The influence of the Merovingian Franks|
|The influence of the Anglo-Saxons|
|Contrasts in Christian vocabulary|
|The vocabulary of ethics and fate|
|Index of words|