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Language and History in the Early Germanic World

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ISBN-10: 0521471346

ISBN-13: 9780521471343

Edition: 1998

Authors: D. H. Green

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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.
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Book details

Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/6/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 464
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 1.18" tall
Weight: 1.870
Language: English

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