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The origins of the preterite of the Old Irish copula and substantive verb: an overview and new ideas
(University of Wales Press, 2012-12)
As is well known, Old Irish presented a morphological and functional distinction between the copula and the so-called 'substantive verb'. While in the present indicative the former is based on the PIE root *h1es- and the ...
Latin and Old Irish in the Munich Computus: a reassessment and further evidence
(Royal Irish Academy, 2007)
A previously rather neglected area of research, namely the interaction between Latin and the vernacular in medieval Irish texts, and the possibility of applying categories of linguistic analysis like code-switching and ...
The early Old Irish material in the newly discovered Computus Einsidlensis (c. AD 700)
(Royal Irish Academy, 2008)
The Computus Einsidlensis (Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek, 321 (647), pp. 82-125) is a recently discovered text in the Swiss monastery of Einsiedeln. Besides its importance for the study of computistics in the early middle ...