David Stifter

List of John Benjamins publications for which David Stifter plays a role.


Stifter, David, Fangzhe Qiu, Marco A. Aquino-López, Bernhard Bauer, Elliott Lash and Nora White 2022 Strategies in tracing linguistic variation in a corpus of Old Irish texts (CorPH)Corpus studies of language through time: Special issue of the International Journal of Corpus Linguistics 27:4 (2022), McEnery, Tony, Gavin Brookes and Isobelle Clarke (eds.), pp. 529–553 | Article
This article introduces Corpus PalaeoHibernicum (CorPH), a corpus currently consisting of 78 texts in Early Irish (c. 7th–10th cent.) created by the ERC-funded Chronologicon Hibernicum (ChronHib) project by bringing together pre-existing lexical and syntactic databases and adding further crucial… read more
Stifter, David 2020 The early Celtic epigraphic evidence and early literacy in Germanic languagesRunic Inscriptions and the Early History of the Germanic Languages, Nedoma, Robert and Hans Frede Nielsen † (eds.), pp. 123–152 | Article
This paper outlines the individual histories of the attested ancient Celtic epigraphic traditions, Cisalpine Celtic, Celtiberian, Gaulish and Ogam-Irish. It discusses the types of literacy in each of them and presents them as examples of how and under which conditions literacy arose and grew,… read more
Stifter, David 2016 Metrical systems of Celtic traditionsGrammarians, Skalds and Rune Carvers I, Nedoma, Robert and Michael Schulte (eds.), pp. 38–94 | Article
On the basis of fragmentary evidence from the ancient Celtic languages (e.g., Gaulish), but especially from the rich poetic heritage of the medieval Insular Celtic languages (e.g., Old Irish, Middle Welsh), the poetic terminology reconstructable for Common Celtic is presented. The possible… read more