LINGUIST List 15.3389

Fri Dec 03 2004

Qs: Dates of Old English Corpus

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        1.    Martine Taeymans, Dates of Old English Corpus

Message 1: Dates of Old English Corpus

Date: 03-Dec-2004
From: Martine Taeymans <>
Subject: Dates of Old English Corpus

Dear colleagues
 I am using the dictionary of Old English corpus for diachronic work on
 modality.  It would be interesting to know when the texts/manuscripts
 comprised by the corpus were actually written.  It seems that the corpus
 does not provide any such information.
 Does any of you know how I can find out more about the dates at which the
 different texts were composed?  
 Any tips and suggestions are welcome!
 Thank you.
 Best regards
 Martine Taeymans
 Limburg University Centre - University of Antwerp 
 Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
                      Text/Corpus Linguistics
 Subject Language(s): Old English (Language Code: OEN)
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