Studies 10

Studies in Multilingualism, Lingua Franca and Lingua Sacra

Jens Braarvig, Markham J. Geller


Submitted by: Glenn Most and Hindi Najman

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ISBN: 978-3-945561-13-3
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Publication Date: May 18, 2018

List of Contributors

Markham J. Geller, Jens Braarvig

Markham J. Geller, Jens Braarvig

Part I: General Reflections

1Empires and their Languages: Reflections on the History and the Linguistics of Lingua Franca and Lingua Sacra
Reinier Salverda

2Dependent Languages
Jens Braarvig

Part II: Europe

3Lehnübersetzung und Lehnbedeutung vs. Lehnwort: Zu den Entlehnungen aus dem Lateinischen und Französischen in das mittelalterliche Deutsch
Kurt Gärtner

4Konrad of Megenberg: German Terminologies and Expressions as Created on Latin Models
Kathrin Chlench-Priber

5What Language Does God Speak?
Florentina Badalanova Geller

6Islamic Mystical Poetry and Alevi Rhapsodes From the Village of Sevar, Bulgaria
Florentina Badalanova Geller

7Learning Arabic and Learned Bilingualism in Early Modern England: The Case of John Pell
Daniel Andersson

Part III: Ancient Near East

8Sumerian in the Middle Assyrian Period
Klaus Wagensonner

9The Concept of the Semitic Root in Akkadian Lexicography
Markham J. Geller

10Multilingualism in the Elamite Kingdoms and the Achaemenid Empire
Jan Tavernier

11Diplomatic Multilingualism in the Middle East, Past and Present: Multilingualism, Linguae Francae and the Global History of Religious and Scientific Concepts
Lutz Edzard

12Some Observations on Multilingualism in Graeco-Roman Egypt
Alexandra von Lieven

Part IV: India and Central Asia

13Indo-Iranian Sacred Texts and Sacrificial Practices: Structures of Common Heritage (Speech and Performance in the Veda and Avesta, III)
Velizar Sadovski

14Aspects of Multilingualism in Turfan as Seen in Manichaean Texts
Desmond Durkin-Meisterernst

Part V: China

15Multilingualism and Lingua Franca in the Ancient Chinese World
William G. Boltz

16The Imprint of Buddhist Sanskrit on Chinese and Tibetan: Some Lexical Ontologies and Translation Strategies in the Tang Dynasty
Jens Braarvig

17Classical Chinese as Lingua Franca in East Asia in the First to Second Millennia CE: Focusing on the Linguistic Situation in Traditional Korea
Vladimir Tikhonov

Part VI: The Americas

18Multilingualism and Lingua Francae of Indigenous Civilizations of America
Lars Kirkhusmo Pharo