Hisperic Latin

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(7th–9th century)

The Latin vocabulary (see hermeneutic latin) derived from the Irish Hisperica Famina and the poems based on them (for example, Laidcenn’s ‘Lorica’, ‘Rubisca’, ‘Adelphus adelpha meter’). Foreign borrowings ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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