n Lexikos - Dictionaries of Medieval Germanic Languages : A Survey of Current Lexicographical Projects. Selected Proceedings of the International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, 4-7 July 1994, K.H. van Dalen-Oskam, K.A.C. Depuydt, W.J.J. Pijnenburg and T.H. Schoonheim (editors) : book review




From 4 to 7 July 1994 the University of Leeds hosted the first International Medieval Congress. Three sessions were dedicated to "Dictionaries of Medieval Languages". They dealt with the following themes: "Projects", in which several dictionary projects were presented, "Historical Background", which focuses on the importance of extensive knowledge of the historical background when working on a dictionary of a medieval language, and "Scribes and Scholars", elaborating on the philological problems a lexicographer encounters when working with old handwritten source material and its editions.


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