The Values of French

The Values of French Language and Literature in the European Middle Ages. ERC Advanced Grant (no. 670726) at King's College London

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Our interpretive editions of the Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César in Fr20125 and Royal 20 D I will be completely lemmatised. Our search page makes it possible to search for lemmas or forms and filter the results using the facets described below. The top ten results are listed under each facet. Users are also able to sort the results by form, previous/next word, or location.

Currently, the data are available for the following sections:

Fr20125: Eneas, Assyrian Kings, Rome II, Conquest of France by Caesar;

Royal 20 D I: Eneas, Assyrian Kings.

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Textual Form

Passages of octosyllabic verse differentiated from the prose.



The manuscript witness of the Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César.


Text Body/Rubrics

The main text body differentiated from the rubrics.



The narrative section of the Histoire ancienne jusqu’à César. For more information see our introduction to the edition.



Passages of narration differentiated from those of direct speech or indirect reported speech.


Grammatical Attribute

For the time being, we have tagged the following grammatical attributes:

enclitique: the enclitic forms of the definite article or an oblique personal pronoun when preceded by either a preposition or a negative adverb (ne).

cas régime: personal pronouns in the object case.

cas sujet: personal pronouns in the subject case.

inf. substantivé: infinitives used as nouns.

nom propre: names of buildings, individuals, places, and peoples.

p.p.: past participles of verbs.



The attested form(s) of the lemma.



The dictionary entry for the word in the Tobler-Lommatzsch, Altfranzösisches Wörterbuch and/or the Dictionnaire Étymologique de l'Ancien Français.