Philip Burton

in The Old Latin Gospels

Published in print November 2000 | ISBN: 9780198269885
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600449 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Early Christian Studies


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An analysis of the use of calques as a translation feature in the Old Latin Gospels. Particular attention is given to revival of archaic formations in order to create words that are well‐formed according to earlier Latin rather than late Latin practice.

Keywords: Archaism; Calques; Old Latin; well‐formed

Chapter.  3079 words. 

Subjects: Early Christianity

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