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Medieval Latin Philology. An Overview Through Case Studies

by Paolo Chiesa

This eBook is the English translation of the volume Venticinque lezioni di filologia mediolatina (SISMEL - Edizioni del Galluzzo, 2016). With its critical case-studies, Paolo Chiesa’s book offers an excellent...


Lelamour Herbal (MS Sloane 5, ff. 13r–57r)

by David Moreno Olalla

One of the three most important medical herbals composed in Middle English, both in terms of physical length and for the number of species treated, and regularly quoted not only by the editors of the Oxford...


Origins of the Lombard people

by King Rotari

An ancient text that contains the legend that tells us the origin of the name long barbs, both in the Latin version that translated into Portuguese. In addition to the legend you will also find a short history...


Rethinking Orient

by Magdalena Kubarek, Adam Bednarczyk & Maciej Szatkowski

The contributions in this book address a vast variety of questions concerning the sources and mutual inspirations in Oriental and European literatures. The authors discuss selected texts from both historical...


Greek Marseille and Mediterranean Celtic Region

by Sophie Bouffier & Dominique Garcia

This unique collection of essays contains a synthesis of recent works by distinguished archaeologists and historians in their field, illuminating extensive research in the Southern Gaul and on the territory...


The Shaping of English Poetry – Volume IV

by Gerald Morgan

This fourth volume of essays under the title The Shaping of English Poetry consolidates the work of the previous three volumes on the great subjects of English literature in the Medieval and Renaissance periods....


Veni Vidi Didici

by Jason Talley

An engaging Latin guide filled with all sorts of fun and laughs that make learning the language a blast

Who says Latin class needs to be boring? Veni Vidi Didici turns the boring classroom approach of Victorian...


Innovations in Languages for Specific Purposes - Innovations en Langues sur Objectifs Spécifiques

by Magdalena Sowa & Jaroslaw Krajka

The papers collected in this book present diverse views and experiences on teaching English and French for specific and academic purposes. The scope of reflection covers a wide spectrum of cognitive areas of...


Greece in British Women's Literary Imagination, 1913–2013

by Semele Assinder, David Holton & Eleni Papargyriou

Greece in British Women’s Literary Imagination, 1913–2013 offers a comprehensive overview of British female writing on Greece in the twentieth century and beyond. Contributors cover a vast array of authors:...


Handbook for Foreign Language Learning in Online Tandems and Educational Settings

by Hermann Funk, Manja Gerlach & Dorothea Spaniel-Weise

This book is about foreign language learning in non-formal Online Tandems. The collected papers by contributors who have expertise in the field of Language Pedagogy and Foreign Language Acquisition gather information...


Preparing Modern Languages Students for 'Difference'

by Sandra Salin & Ruth Whittle

This book informs and encourages aspiring lecturers and teaching staff in Modern Languages who prepare students for using their language skills in and out of the classroom. Drawing on pedagogical, psychological...


ETYMA Two

by Cecelia Eaton Luschnig & Lance J. Luschnig

ETYMA II is an undergraduate or advanced high school textbook for English vocabulary-building. It is divided into three parts, beginning with a brief history of foreign words in English, including information...


Uncovering English-Medium Instruction

by Branka Drljaca Margic & Irena Vodopija-Krstanovic

English-medium instruction (EMI) is a complex educational innovation and a prerequisite for active participation in the process of internationalizing academia. Given its impact on today’s universities, it...


Environnements numériques et interactions en langue étrangère : du formel à l’informel, du réel à la réalité virtuelle

by Meryl Kusyk, Gérald Schlemminger, Dominique Bechmann & Mickaël Roy

Le présent ouvrage regroupe des articles issus de deux manifestations qui ont eu lieu en 2014 dans la Région métropolitaine trinationale du Rhin supérieur : le colloque « Eurographics 2014 – Immersion...


Henry Totting of Oyta: Three Sermons of a Late Medieval Intellectual

by Riccardo Burgazzi, Francesca Battista & Jan Odstrcilík

The book presents Henry Totting of Oyta (d. 1397), a late medieval intellectual who was active in Erfurt, Prague, Paris, and Vienna. In spite of the fact that he is a well-known figure, the majority of his works...


The Foreign Language Appropriation Conundrum

by Thomas Szende

This monograph’s title reflects the need to articulate the classroom actions and strategies of an increasingly efficient technological environment with symbolic, cultural, and political issues, namely the...


Multilingualism and English in Twenty-First-Century Europe

by Clive W. Earls

This book aims to tackle one of the most controversial and important linguistic, educational and societal debates in contemporary Europe. English is growing rapidly within, and spreading across, an increasing...


The Monstrous World

by Julia Doroszewska

Revenants, oracular heads, hermaphrodites, sex-changers, human-animal children, multiple pregnancies, births, body features … This is just a sample of subjects that Phlegon of Tralles explored in the 2nd century...


Occupying Space in Medieval and Early Modern Britain and Ireland

by Gregory Hulsman & Caoimhe Whelan

This collection offers a range of interdisciplinary viewpoints on the occupation of space and theories of place in Britain and Ireland throughout the medieval and early modern periods. It considers space in...


From the Protohistory to the History of the Text

by Javier Velaza

This volume contains the papers of the colloquium Protohistory of the Text, which took place on 28 and 29 November 2013 at the Universitat de Barcelona. Each paper is devoted to the transmission of a major classical...