External influences on English from its beginnings to the Renaissance

In this fascinating history of the influences on English during the first thousand years of its formation the author shows when and why the Anglo-Saxons began to borrow words from Latin and Greek and the effects of contact with the Vikings, Celts, and French

Main Author: Miller, D. Gary
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2012, 2012
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:In this fascinating history of the influences on English during the first thousand years of its formation the author shows when and why the Anglo-Saxons began to borrow words from Latin and Greek and the effects of contact with the Vikings, Celts, and French
Physical Description:1 online resource
ISBN:9780191742064