Ashgate Critical Essays on Early English Lexicographers: by Christine Franzen

By Christine Franzen

The educating of Latin remained vital after the Conquest yet Anglo-Norman now grew to become a language of guide and, from the 13th century onwards, a language to be realized. in this interval English lexicographers have been extra a number of, extra identifiable and their works extra assorted, for instance: the tremulous hand of Worcester created an previous English-Latin thesaurus, and Walter de Bibbesworth wrote a well-liked contextualized verse vocabulary of Anglo-Norman state lifestyles and actions. The works and methods of Latin students akin to Adam of Petit aspect, Alexander Nequam, and John of Garland have been influential in the course of the interval. moreover, grammarians' and schoolmasters' books safeguard fabric which on occasion turns out to were written by means of them. the fabric mentioned levels from a twelfth-century thesaurus written at a minor monastic residence to 4 huge alphabetical fifteenth-century dictionaries, a few of that have been greatly to be had. a few fabric turns out to hook up with the a lot previous previous English glossaries in methods now not but absolutely understood.

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