William Bathe, S.J., 1564-1614 : a pioneer in linguistics. (English translation from the Irish edition, Dublin, 1981).

William Bathe, S.J. (1564-1614) was a pioneer in linguistics. The present book deals with Bathe's family background, his life and service as a courtier, diplomat and, finally, Jesuit educator, and, in particular, his contribution to the study of language and his most important publication, Ianu...

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Main Author: Ó Mathúna, Seán P.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Amsterdam/Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 1986.
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Table of Contents:
  • WILLIAM BATHE, S.J., 1564-1614A PIONEER IN LINGUISTICS; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; Acknowledgements; PREFACE; CHAPTER 1. WILLIAM BATHE'S ANCESTRAL BACKGROUND; CHAPTER 2. WILLIAM BATHE 1564-1614: COURTIER, DIPLOMAT AND JESUIT; CHAPTER 3. A BILINGUAL SYSTEM:THE DIFFERENT EDITIONS OF IANUA LINGUARUM; CHAPTER 4. IANUA LINGUARUM: ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF PREFACE TO 1611 EDITION; CHAPTER 5. IANUA LINGUARUM: THE HISTORICAL AND EDUCATIONAL SETTING; CHAPTER 6. MUSICAL AND THEOLOGICAL WRITINGS; APPENDICES; LIST OF MANUSCRIPTS; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; GENEALOGICAL TREES.