The Written Record as Witness: Language Shift from Arabic to Romance in the Documents of the Mozarabs of Toledo in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

The Written Record as Witness: Language Shift from Arabic to Romance in the Documents of the... THE WRITTEN RECORD AS WITNESS: L A N G UA G E S H I F T F R O M A R A B I C T O ROMANCE IN THE DOCUMENTS OF THE MOZARABS OF TOLEDO IN THE TWELFTH AND THIRTEENTH CENTURIES Yasmine Beale-Rivaya T E X A S STAT E U N I V E R SI T Y- S A N M A R C O S Scholarship on the history of languages in the Iberian Peninsula has mainly focused on one of two things: either the development of the Latin Vulgate into the Romance and, subsequently, the languages and culture of modern Spain and Portugal; or the nature of the Arabic language in al-Andalus and the contributions or loans of this language to Spanish. Such studies tend to treat the languages in the Iberian Peninsula as singular or self-contained entities with well-defined boundaries (Tuten; Penny; Corriente, Árabe andalusí; Corriente, Vicente and Abu-Haida, Manual de dialectología). Cross-linguistic studies mainly approach the language contact in this region from the perspective of incidences of borrowing or influence (Perdiguero; Sayahi). In sum, these scholars have been striving to understand how the LA CORÓNICA 40.2 SPRING 2012 27-50 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png La corónica: A Journal of Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures, and Cultures La corónica: Journal of Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures & Culture

The Written Record as Witness: Language Shift from Arabic to Romance in the Documents of the Mozarabs of Toledo in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

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La corónica: Journal of Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures & Culture
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THE WRITTEN RECORD AS WITNESS: L A N G UA G E S H I F T F R O M A R A B I C T O ROMANCE IN THE DOCUMENTS OF THE MOZARABS OF TOLEDO IN THE TWELFTH AND THIRTEENTH CENTURIES Yasmine Beale-Rivaya T E X A S STAT E U N I V E R SI T Y- S A N M A R C O S Scholarship on the history of languages in the Iberian Peninsula has mainly focused on one of two things: either the development of the Latin Vulgate into the Romance and, subsequently, the languages and culture of modern Spain and Portugal; or the nature of the Arabic language in al-Andalus and the contributions or loans of this language to Spanish. Such studies tend to treat the languages in the Iberian Peninsula as singular or self-contained entities with well-defined boundaries (Tuten; Penny; Corriente, Árabe andalusí; Corriente, Vicente and Abu-Haida, Manual de dialectología). Cross-linguistic studies mainly approach the language contact in this region from the perspective of incidences of borrowing or influence (Perdiguero; Sayahi). In sum, these scholars have been striving to understand how the LA CORÓNICA 40.2 SPRING 2012 27-50

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La corónica: A Journal of Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures, and CulturesLa corónica: Journal of Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures & Culture

Published: Jun 20, 2012

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