Old Names - New Growth: Proceedings of the 2nd ASPNS Conference, University of Graz, Austria, 6-10 June 2007, and Related Essays
For the 2nd ASPNS conference the emphasis regarding the topics of the talks was placed on lexicographic and linguistic matters. In this volume the contributors assess the various problems of working with plant names like foxes glofa and geormanleaf, pulege and psyllium, hlenortear or fornetes folm. A special study analyses the semantic aspects of Old English plant names. More generally plant related discussions deal with the mandrake legend in Anglo-Saxon England and continental Europe, the need for a new publication of the Old English Herbarium and of the Medicina de Quadrupedibus, or the tree names in Anglo-Saxon charters. The conference also served as a platform to introduce the Graz-Munich online project Dictionary of Old English Plant Names.
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Anne Van Arsdall
Antonette diPaolo Healey
Inge B Milfull
Hans Sauer and Ulrike Krischke
Aelian Anglo-Saxon England APIASTRUM Arsdall associated attested bahuvrihi beowyrt Biggam botanical botanische Wortschatz Cambridge Cameron century charters Cockayne cognitive concept conceptual contiguity Corpus DAronco database Dictionary of Old Dioscorides dweorgedwostle edition elebeam endocentric English plant names entry etymology example exocentric gathering ritual German gloss Glossary Graz headword Helmut herb herbals Herbarium Herbarium de Vriend Howald and Sigerist hyssop illustrations Juliana Anicia Klug Lacnunga Latin lemma Lendinara lexeme lexicon linguistic loan London mandragora mandrake legend mandrake plant mandrake root manuscript Marzell meaning medicinal medieval metaphorical similarity metonymic Middle English ModE morphologic shape morphologic structure motivation noun occurrences OE Herbarium Old English Herbarium Old English plant Old English texts Oxford English Dictionary Peter Bierbaumer Physiologus Pseudo-Apuleius psyllium PULEGE reference relations Sauer second element taxonomic information translation tree University of Graz vocabulary wermod WGmc word word-formation Wortschatz des Altenglischen wyrt