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Vocabularius Theutonicus online

Exciting news: a great, easy to use Middle Low German online dictionary is now available online – The Vocabularius Theutonicus online.

This online dictionary is based on an influential Middle Low German/Latin school dictionary from the late 14th century presumably composed by Johannes Egbert from Einbeck (Germany) known as the “Vocabularius Theutonicus”. 81 more words

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Carnivorous donkeys and "Binsenweisheiten". A conference report.

The presentations and subsequent discussions at the 129th conference of the Verein für niederdeutsche Sprache (VndS) in Stendal presented a colourful and inspiring mix of perspectives on new methods in Low German studies. 569 more words

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The Challenges of Fitting TEI Tags to a Medieval Dictionary Manuscript

When I started planning my digital edition of a 15th century Latin-German dictionary, I did not expect that choosing the correct XML tags would be almost as much of a challenge as deciding which phenomena to encode. 2,616 more words

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About the Engelhus-Vokabular

WHAT Is the Object of Research?

My research intends to produce a digital edition of a 15th century dictionary called “vocabularius quadriidiomaticus”, “Vokabular”, or “Glossar” (there is, as yet, no universally recognised name), based on two out of 19 surviving manuscript copies. 237 more words

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Sorry Professor, I Was Playing Pokemon... Again

By: Connor Lenahan

And just when I thought my academic career was on an upswing. The Pokemon Company has made a slew of announcements recently celebrating the 20th anniversary of the franchise and – wait, what? 274 more words

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GQ February is out!

With the man of the season decorating our cover – Eddie Redmayne! I’m really looking forward to seeing him in The Danish Girl soon…

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Introduction

Shakespeare’s King Lear revolves around relationships between parents and children. These relationships carry grand implications: wealth, land, even murder. For Edmund, Goneril, and Regan, the desire for land and power supersedes any instinct for paternal love. 2,135 more words