Words of Love and Love of Words in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

Medieval words for love damages series trailer Monday, 2 May 2011 Medieval Compliments, or, How to call someone 'beautiful' in Middle English This is for the person who found my blog by googling how to say 'very beautiful' in Middle English. It's such a nice query that I feel inspired to answer it, for the benefit of any future romantics who may stumble over this page and want to know this useful fact. The phrases in this post are all real quotations from medieval sources; some of them are citations from the Middle English dictionary , because I'm lazy. To start with, whatever you want to call 'very beautiful', you couldn't go wrong with 'fairest'. This is a multi-purpose Middle English word of praise which you could use to describe a man or a woman, human, angel, animal, place, building, object, precious stone - pretty much anything. [PUNIQGOOGLESNIPMIX-1

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Wednesday, 30 November 2011 Medieval Terms of Endearment This is a sort of follow-up to my post on Medieval Compliments. or, How to call someone 'beautiful' in Middle English , which has proved surprisingly popular. Apparently a lot of people want to know that stuff; I like to imagine that there are now lovers all over the world praising each other in beautiful medieval English. To extend this a little bit, here's a collection of terms of endearment loosely defined , mostly culled from the Middle English Dictionary. This is a complement heh to the other post, and so I won't repeat what I said there about such terms as leof and lemman, though they belong here too.

What Shakespeare's English Sounded Like - and how we know

Here are five popular gifts of love from the Middle Ages. In a time before buttons 13th century and zippers, a beautiful brooch could be used every day to fasten a cloak or a hood, in which case it would be very visible. The Canterbury Tales , ll. If that many were found in just one relatively-small region, it suggests that while a brooch was not the most original gift to give a lover, it was certainly a dependable choice.


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Курс доллара США в банках Тулы.