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By Ross, David John Athole

ISBN-10: 361009012X

ISBN-13: 9783610090128

Alexander Historiatus isn't just what its subtitle indicates, i.e. a advisor to illustrated manuscripts and early revealed variants of the Alexander literature of Antiquity and the center a long time. it's also a survey of all of the Alexander literature produced in the course of those as such, because it systematically offers each vital model of the Alexander tale even if it's present in illustrated shape. furthermore, it presents a uncomplicated bibliography for every textual content, together with the textual content variants.

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Each of the five classes utilized a class-specific device for indicating the noun in possessed state - a suffix (3 classes), an alteration of the stem-final vowel (1 class), or a 0 morpheme suffix (1 class). Nouns in the possessed state also contain a person/number-indicating possessive prefix. Of these class25 THE TIMUCUA LANGUAGE specific possessive devices, two, discussed earlier, are paralleled in 17th century Timucua - the use of a ore suffix, and the use of a change of the stem-final vowel of a select group of morphemes.

TIMUCUA = Dialect area, UTINA = Political region) THE TIMUCUA LANGUAGE ethnographic evidence. Rather the affiliations seem to be with the clearly Muskogean peoples of northwest Florida and/or the probably Muskogean Calusa to the south (Bullen 1978). Lastly, two bogus terms, Yustega and Mocamo, have inadvertently crept into the literature on Florida archaeology since the 1960's. Neither spelling occurs in any original source, or, for that mauer, secondary source, from the late 16th century through the mid 20th century.

Goajiro huya'rain' (43) ene : Machiguenga nea 'see' (44) yoroba : Lokono ori 'snake' Of the 151 Timucua forms showing resem blances to northern South American forms 15 show what may be called multiple-resemblance. That is, these forms show similarity to more than one stock or phylum. The greatest degree of Similarity is with the Arawakan languages. Inasmuch, however, as all the Amazonian languages, regardless of stock or phylum affiliation, borrowed very heavily from one another beginning in very early times, it is difficult to assign a clear-cut origin to such putative loans into Timucua.

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