Prelude to Baltic Linguistics: Earliest Theories about Baltic Languages (16th century)

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This book is a study of the relatively unknown field of Baltic linguistic historiography associated with the 16th century. This has been the saeculum mirabile of Baltic philology, not only on account of the first books having appeared during that period, but also due to the diverse linguistic ideas about the Baltic languages which were circulating during Renaissance Palaeocomparativism: the Slavic and the closely connected Illyrian theory, the Latin theory (with its variants: the semi-Latin, the neo-Latin, and the ...

Prelude to Baltic Linguistics: Earliest Theories about Baltic Languages (16th century) 2014, Editions Rodopi B.V., Leiden

ISBN-13: 9789042037984

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