A host of tongues.. Multilingualism, lingua franca and translation in the Early Modern period

A host of tongues…: Multilingualism, lingua franca and translation in the Early Modern period

Call for Papers 13-15 December 2018 Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nova University of Lisbon Conference Website In the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, the linguistic situation in Europe was one of remarkable fluidity. Latin, the great scholarly lingua franca of the medieval period, was beginning to crack as the tectonic plates shifted beneath it, but the vernaculars had not

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