Ana Cristina HALICHIAS, The Neo-Latin as Scientific Language: The Construction of the Body as Space in “Libellus de dentibus”

Abstract: The present paper intends to demonstrate, on the basis of paratextual elements, as well as of the linguistic characteristics, that Bartholomaeus Eustachius‟ paper has all the features of a scientific treatise. The author analyses the title page, the dedication, the titles of the chapters and the notes as well as the linguistic particularities of the text itself, subordinated to the basic principles of technical or scientific communication: clarity and precision.

Key words: Bartholomaeus Eustachius, scientific treatise, paratextual features, linguistics

To cite the article: HALICHIAS, Ana Cristina. “The Neo-Latin as Scientific Language: The Construction of the Body as Space in “Libellus De Dentibus.” International Journal of Cross-Cultural Studies and Environmental Communication 2.1 (2013): 133-39. Print.

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