The Romance Text of the Strassburg Oaths. Was it Written in the Ninth Century?

@article{ThompsonTheRT,
  title={The Romance Text of the Strassburg Oaths. Was it Written in the Ninth Century?},
  author={J. Thompson},
  journal={Speculum},
  volume={1},
  pages={410 - 438}
}
E VERY philologist knows that in the history of the French language and literature the poverty of documents of the ninth, tenth and eleventh centuries what may be termed the First OldFrench period (before 1100) is very great. Even the most fundamental facts cannot be determined with certainty. The text of the Strassburg Oaths, a few literary fragments like the Cantilerne de Ste Eulalie, the Fragment of Valenciennes part of a homily on Jonas, and a few glossaries (Reichenau, Cassel, Tours, etc… Expand
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