A Thesaurus of Old English The Thesaurus is drawn from a database of more than 50,000 entries, each recording a discrete word sense of Old English vocabulary. These materials are taken largely from the standard dictionaries of the language, with some supplementation from the available fascicles of the Toronto Dictionary of Old English and from the DOE's working materials. The thesaurus classification is based on that designed by Michael Samuels and Christian Kay for the Historical Thesaurus of English, for which the TOE was initially a pilot study. Because the Thesaurus of Old English, first published in the King's College London Medieval Series (1995) as a research tool offered to the academic community, is now entering a second impression, it can be described in the words of its reviewers:
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"... Roberts and Kay, in collaboration with Lynne Grundy and many other assistants, have produced a standard reference work which every research library of medium size or greater will wish to purchase, and which might well find a place in the personal libraries of many Old-English specialists as well." in: Peritia "...an essential research tool..." in: Notes and Queries, Vol. 50, No. 1, March 2003, pp.79-80 "...new and improved printing." in: TMR, 04.02.33
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Book Description BRILL, 2000. Hardback. Book Condition: NEW. 9789042015739 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Bookseller Inventory # HTANDREE01222079