Definition of Medieval Latin

1. Noun. Latin used for liturgical purposes during the Middle Ages.

Generic synonyms: Low Latin

Definition of Medieval Latin

1. Proper noun. The Latin language as spoken and written during the Middle Ages. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Medieval Latin

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Medieval English
Medieval Greek
Medieval Latin (current term)
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Literary usage of Medieval Latin

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Classical World by Classical Association of the Atlantic States (1916)
"My course in Late and Medieval Latin in the Yale Graduate School happens to have a number of 'steady customers'—young instructors in the Classical, ..."

2. Early Tudor Poetry, 1485-1547 by John Milton Berdan (1920)
"Moreover, since Medieval Latin is both accentual and rimed, the similarity in structure made it possible to apply the precepts for the composition of verse ..."

3. Chapters in European History: With an Introductory Dialogue on the by William Samuel Lilly (1886)
"It is with Venantius Fortunatus that the great volume of medieval Latin poetry, we might indeed say of modern lyrical poetry, may be held to open. ..."

4. An Introduction to Old Provençal Versification by Frank M. Chambers (1985)
"There are decasyllabic poems in medieval Latin, to be sure, ... For these reasons, Lote believes that none of the preserved medieval Latin texts could have ..."

5. The Journal of English and Germanic Philology by Ill.) University of Illinois (Urbana (1918)
"1392: fecit convenire monasteria et plebem. Medieval Latin ... Where writers of Medieval Latin express subordinately, in an ablative absolute phrase, ..."

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