Session614
TitleLanguages in the Early Middle Ages: Travel, Contact, and Survival
Date/TimeTuesday 13 July 2010: 11.15-12.45
 
SponsorPlatinum Latin
 
OrganiserDanuta Shanzer, Institut für Klassische Philologie, Mittel- und Neulatein, Universität Wien
 
Moderator/ChairWalter Pohl, Institut für Mittelalterforschung, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien
 
Paper 614-a Late and Vulgar Latin in Early Muslim Spain: The African Connection
(Language: English)
Roger Wright, School of Cultures, Languages & Area Studies, University of Liverpool
Index Terms: Language and Literature - Latin; Language and Literature - Semitic; Language and Literature - Spanish or Portuguese
Paper 614-b Language and Travel in the Early Middle Ages: Text and Context in the Old High German Pariser Gespräche
(Language: English)
Wolfgang Haubrichs, Fachbereich Germanistik, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken
Index Terms: Language and Literature - French or Occitan; Language and Literature - German; Language and Literature - Latin
Paper 614-c Facts and Factors Concerning the Fate of the Gaulish Language in Late Antiquity
(Language: English)
David Stifter, Department of Early Irish, Maynooth University, Maynooth
Index Terms: Demography; Epigraphy; Language and Literature - Celtic
 
AbstractThis interdisciplinary session brings together two linguists and an historian to explore travel (including invasion and migration) and questions of linguistic assimilation and survival. The session will cover Vulgar Latin in North Africa and Early Muslim Spain, the survival of Gothic in Spain, and contact between OHG and Romance speakers in Francia.