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Morphology and Syntax

Philip Burton

in The Old Latin Gospels

Published in print November 2000 | ISBN: 9780198269885
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600449 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198269889.003.0015

Series: Oxford Early Christian Studies

 Morphology and Syntax

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An analysis of the morphology and syntax of the Old Latin Gospels, and the extent to which they represent patterns characteristic of later and sub‐literary Latinm, and of the Romance languages. Particular consideration is given to the reorganization of the classical case‐ and gender‐systems, to the phenomena of defective and suppletive forms, and to the replacement of synthetic by periphrastic forms.

Keywords: case; gender; late Latin; morphology; periphrasis; Romance; sub‐literary Latin; suppletion; syntax

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Subjects: Early Christianity

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