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A study of scribal practices in early Irish and Anglo-Saxon manuscripts

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This thesis describes and accounts for certain innovative scribal practices in Irish and Anglo-Saxon manuscripts of the seventh to ninth centuries, seeing these as both graphic and linguistic phenomena.

Part One deals with the linguistic context in which the scribes were working, examining the general role of grammar during the period and those aspects of grammatical teaching which would most concern the scribe. The presence of Latin as a non-vernacular Church language in Ireland a...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Modern History
Publication date:
1992
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602337620
URN:
uuid:8fc8f8de-0229-4f89-9816-e53bf8c6cc7e
Local pid:
td:602337620
Language:
English
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