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Synonyms for philology

the humanistic study of language and literature

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Philologists generally agree that Hackeneye means ' Haka's island'.
Do we really expect our philologists to be able to teach everything?
MacDonald, a versatile and widely respected scholar of English and Scottish Literature, are of interest to a wide range of readers: folklorists, philologists, fantasy writers, and of course, interested amateurs as well.
Mostly, engineering students and philologists study in 2+2 program.
offers a sweeping critique of modern trends without naming any theologians or even schools of thought that are guilty of them, charging, for example, that "typically theologians in the modern research university want to be nothing but excellent philologists, linguists, historians, archaeologists, and philosophers" (405).
Scholars beware: the philologists and revolutionaries did not follow totally separate paths.
In the absence of a culturally self-confident ltalian middle class, Italian nineteenthcentury philologists, as is well known, felt that it was their duty to map Italy's shared past and provide Italy's populations with a common linguistic and cultural heritage in support of the nation's cohesion.
He, along with other philologists, such as Schleicher, Curtius and Jespersen, tried to reconstruct the original proto-Indo-European language spoken in Anatolia 9,000 years ago.
" Experts in Indian studies, religious scholars, philologists, historians and philosophers have repeatedly pointed out that there is no discrepancy between the original text of the Bhagavad Gita , dating back to the 7th- 8th centuries AD, and Prabhupada's commentaries," they said.
Indeed, not even classical philologists or ancient historians will spontaneously understand that, since Homer (Od., 17.539-51), sneezing was said to be a favourable omen.
One of the three Festschriften published in 2009 in honor of distinguished philologists of pre-Islamic Iranian, this volume is dedicated to the francophone scholar Jean Kellens, who currently occupies the chair in Indo-Iranian languages and religions at the College de France and is a specialist in Avestan, particularly Old Avestan.
Among the contributors of essays to this multifaceted collection are philologists, linguists, historians, and theologians, therefore offering a truly multidisciplinary study of humanism.
Hallet stopped at no length to get the leading philologists, art historians, archaeologists, anthropologists, and more to contribute to this deftly compiled work.
Legal scholars grasped the point generations ago; but philologists have not noticed.
Historians of medicine and philologists consider such topics as stroke and facial palsy in Babylonian texts, the demon of the roof, Babylonian contributions to Hippocratic medicine, and ancient and contemporary management of a disease of unknown aetiology.