A Unique Find: Greek-Slavic-Moldavian-Latin Dictionary of N. Milescu-Spataru Cover Image
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Уникальная находка: Греко-славяно-молдавско-латинский словарь Николая Милеску Спафария
A Unique Find: Greek-Slavic-Moldavian-Latin Dictionary of N. Milescu-Spataru

Author(s): Alexandr N. Nikitich
Subject(s): History, Language and Literature Studies, Theoretical Linguistics, Modern Age, Historical Linguistics, 17th Century
Published by: Издательский дом Stratum, Университет «Высшая антропологическая школа»

Summary/Abstract: The 17th c. Greek-Slavic-Moldavian-Latin Dictionary, which thought to be lost, was discovered in the Manuscripts Section, Central Scientific Library, Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in 1986. Its author is the well-known man of letters and diplomat Nicolae Milescu-Spătaru, who in 1672-1675 served as translator in the Envoys Department in Moscow. The dictionary contains 47,500 words and word combinations, including in Moldavian language – 22,000. This unique find offers good opportunities to study ethno-cultural peculiarities of Moldavia’s past.

  • Issue Year: 2004
  • Issue No: 6
  • Page Range: 227-243
  • Page Count: 17
  • Language: Russian