German as an Office Language in Sixteenth-Century Prague
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The focus of my research is German as the language of late medieval and early modern court offices (ca. 1350–1650), especially in the Czech lands. Currently, I am researching the German language focusing the office of the Bohemian Chamber of Ferdinand I of Habsburg between 1527 and 1537 from the perspective of (historical) text linguistics.
October 2013 - September 2016
Charles University in Prague
Field of study
- German Language and Literature
The topic of this paper is the role of German language history in the context of university-based German studies abroad (so called “Auslandsgermanistik”) with focus on German studies in the Czech Republic and selected didactic aspects. Above all, the paper aims to present a project of a new collection of texts and tasks on German language history,...
The article undertakes a historical-linguistic analysis of 27 documents written in German that are classified as “notes of hand” and issued by the Bohemian Chamber between 1528 and 1537. After a brief introduction to the history of historical-linguistic research into documents in German issued by the offices in Prague in the Late Middle Ages and th...