Re: [gothic-l] New Book Sheds Light on the Gothic Language
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From: "Bertil Haggman" <mvk575b@...>
Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2002 2:06 PM
Subject: [gothic-l] New Book Sheds Light on the Gothic Language
> Professor, dr.phil. Hans Frede Nielsen, _Guldhornsindskriften fra Gallehus -
> Runer, sprog og politik_, Odense: University Press of Southern Denmark,
> This valuable book by Professor Nielsen spreads light on the development
> of the Gothic language.
Would you care to explain how?
This publication deals with the runeinscription on one of the golden horns
from Gallehus 400-450AD and the split between west and north germanic.
>The author has in _Den Store Danske Encyclopaedi_
> Vol. 7, more in detail explained the development of Germanic language.
> It starts with Gothic splitting into Older North West Germanic and the
> Early Runic Language, and later comes the West Germanic.
Nielsen has protogermanic splitting into gothic and northwestgermanic=