List of John Benjamins publications for which Bernard Colombat plays a role.
Chapter 2. The notion of dependency in Latin grammar in the Renaissance and the 17th century. Chapters of Dependency Grammar: A historical survey from Antiquity to Tesnière, Imrényi, András and Nicolas Mazziotta (eds.), pp. 59–842020.
This article examines the links of dependency that are woven between words or phrases in Latin syntax according to Latin grammarians between 1500 and 1650. They establish a distinction between ‘convenience’ or ‘concord’ (agreement) and ‘rectio’ or ‘regime’ (government) depending on whether an… read more | Chapter
L’interjection dans la tradition grammaticale latine, de l’Antiquité à l’Humanisme. History of Linguistics 2014: Selected papers from the 13th International Conference on the History of the Language Sciences (ICHoLS XIII), Vila Real, Portugal, 25–29 August 2014, Assunção, Carlos, Gonçalo Fernandes and Rolf Kemmler (eds.), pp. 83–962016.
This article examines the treatment of the interjection in the Latin grammatical tradition, from Varro to the 17th Century. The author focuses on the originality and specificity of this part of speech from different points of view: the etymology of the word ‘interiectio’ and its exploitation by… read more | Article
Qui a écrit la Grammaire générale et raisonnée?. History of Linguistics 2011: Selected Papers from the 12th International Conference on the History of the Language Sciences (ICHoLS XII), Saint Petersburg, 28 August - 2 September 2011, Kasevich, Vadim, Yuri A. Kleiner and Patrick Sériot (eds.), pp. 13–252014.
This article ponders the identity of the author of the Grammaire générale et raisonnée (GGR): the book was published anonymously in 1660, but it is well-known that the authors are Antoine Arnauld and Claude Lancelot. In the Preface, Lancelot claims to be simply the secretary of Arnauld. In fact, an… read more | Article
Du Corpus représentatif des grammaires et des traditions linguistiques au Corpus de textes linguistiques fondamentaux. History of Linguistics 2008: Selected papers from the eleventh International Conference on the History of the Language Sciences (ICHoLS XI), 28 August - 2 September 2008, Potsdam, Haßler, Gerda (ed.), pp. 13–232011.
The purpose of this paper is to show how a project for a linguistic library has developed and expanded. Originally published on paper (in HEL, special numbers, 2 and 3), the Corpus représentatif des grammaires et des traditions linguistiques (CRGTL) comprised bio-bibliographic notices describing… read more | Article
Some problems in transferring the Latin model to the first French grammars: Verbal voice, impersonal verbs and the -rais form. History of Linguistics 2002: Selected papers from the Ninth International Conference on the History of the Language Sciences, 27-30 August 2002, São Paulo - Campinas, Guimarães, Eduardo and Diana Luz Pessoa de Barros (eds.), pp. 3 ff.2007.
L'horizon de retrospection du Mithridate de Conrad Gessner (1555). History of Linguistics 2005: Selected papers from the Tenth International Conference on the History of the Language Sciences (ICHOLS X), 1–5 September 2005, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, Kibbee, Douglas A. (ed.), pp. 89–1022007.
This article is an account of a detailed study of the collection of sources and references used by Conrad Gessner in his Mithridates, de differentiis linguarum [...] obseruationes(1555). Although this volume is of modest length, its author intends for it to be a comprehensive survey of the world’s… read more | Article
Le traitement de la construction verbale dans la grammaire latine humaniste. History of Linguistics 1999: Selected papers from the Eighth International Conference on the History of the Language Sciences, 14–19 September 1999, Fontenay-St.Cloud, Auroux, Sylvian (ed.), pp. 63 ff.2003.
Latinisme ou gallicisme? Les méthodes translinguistiques latin – français au XVIIIe siècle. Diversions of Galway: Papers on the history of linguistics from ICHoLS V, Ahlqvist, Anders (ed.), pp. 73 ff.1992.