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Title: Amsterdamer Beiträge zur älteren Germanistik.
Edited By: Erika Langbroek
Arend Quak
Paula Vermeyden
Series Title: Amsterdamer Beiträge zur älteren Germanistik. Band 58
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Inhalt:
In Memoriam Prof. dr. J.A. Huisman

Frederik KORTLANDT: Glottalization, Preaspiration and Gemination in English and Scandinavian

Dirk BOUTKAN † : On Gothic magaþs ~ Old Frisian megith and the Form of Some North European Substratum Words in Germanic

Marc Pierce: Zur Etymologie von germ. rûna

Petra HÖRNER: Imitatio Christi die Anfänge in der deutschen Literatur des Mittelalters

Andrea de LEEUW VAN WEENEN: Rock or Rubble Old Icelandic Material in Indoeuropean Studies: A Critical Evaluation of the Old Icelandic Material in Dirk Boutkan’s The Germanic ‘Auslautgesetze’

Laura AUTERI: Dichotomien über den Tod in Gottfrieds Tristan

Maurice SPRAGUE: Manifestations of Love. De amore and the Middle High German Poetic Environment

Albrecht CLASSEN: Jewish-Christian Relations in the German Middle Ages - the Exploration of Alternative Voices? The Deconstruction of a Myth or Factual History? Literary-historical Investigations

Gary C. SHOCKEY: “Und ist denn nicht das ganze christentum aufs judentum gebaut?”: Christenmensch unde iude: zur Frage der Parallelität in der ‘Erlösung’

Erika LANGBROEK: Ein merkwürdiges Ende oder eine doppelte Erzählung ? Probleme beim Aufbau der Versdichtung ‘Van dren konyngen’ im Hartebok

Michael BÄRMANN: Johannes Pauli in Freiburg: zu einem Rats protokolleintrag des Jahres 1495

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Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Rodopi
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
German
Icelandic
Language Family(ies): Germanic
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9042008385
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: V, 292 pp
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