By Werner Hüllen

This attention-grabbing research explores the so-called topical, i.e. non-alphabetical, word-lists which seemed among the beginnings of written tradition and 1700. a sort of early dictionary, those lists the influential paradigms of theology, philosophy, and average heritage of the time, supplying us with facts on cultural background and linguistic improvement. Professor Hüllen attracts on many examples to supply an perception into this lexicographical tradition.

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