Late Latin


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Late Latin

the form of written Latin used from the 3rd to the 7th centuries ad
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But it is not only the word ``store'' which has come down to us from the Late Latin staurum.
A parallel developm ent occurs in late Latin, where "esse assumes the role of the copula while the notion of existence passes to existere, extare" (167).
Hilhorst brings expertise in the linguistics of late Latin to bear on the text, which gives the book an interesting new slant.
Excluded from the catalogue are all musical texts appearing in medieval encyclopedias and numerous manuscripts of late Latin theorists such as Augustine, Boethius, Cassiodorus, Isidore, and Martianus Capella copied between 800 and 1500 "when they occur alone or in a quadrivial context without other treatises of music"--or, apparently, when the codex only transmits material written originally before 800.
English acquired the word from Old French estor -meaning provisions -which was derived from the Late Latin staurum store, a noun associated with the verb instaurare -``to provide necessities''.
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